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Gas guage and water temp gauge do not work clock works alt works oil works guages work just not gas and water temp ?????

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On the rear of the instrument cluster there should be a resistor. This is how the fuel and temp guages are limited to a certain voltage decreasing the power to them so that they dont burn out. These (voltage limiters) resistors are available seperately from the dealership.

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