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Your case could be the voltage regulator, when they go bad, the dash board goes into a light show, you will have to get the alternator out and checked, and probably replaced. But, you are not alone, if it isn't the regulator, it is the car, they have had a ton of complaints about the dash board lighting up with warnings and trouble codes and nothing is wrong with the car, It takes a rocket scientist to figure t out, because the dealer will take the car, fix it for 10 mins, then they come back on, and you get tired of taking it to the dealer. Get the code read while you are at it and see what it says. Hope this helps.

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