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I have a 97 Oldmobile Aurora. A week ago my enitre dash went out for a few minutes then came back on. A few days later it got progressively worse to the point now whenever my headlights are on, the entire dash and taillights go off

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Again check all connections in and around fuse boxes and battery. this is a bad wiring set up with varied olds cars 90 and newer when they started using the external postive posts

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