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I have a 2001 buick regal and on the instrument cluster, the P R N D L 2 and the odemeter are no longer able to be seen. Do I have to replace the whole thing?

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Hi. The instrument cluster on this vehicle is not servicable. The prndl2 indicator is serviced with the whole unit. You can find a suitable replacement at your local salvage yard. Make sure mileage is close to the mileage you have or your state may require a odometer dis-closure statement. Hope this information helps!

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