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Instrument panel we had a bad electrical storm and leaving work all instument indicatir lights came on the drove normally except the gas and tempature guages stop working, could the electrical storm cuased this if so how do I get it back to normal?

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    the instuments and gauges do not work

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I don't know but seems to me that electrical storm did not cause this, a car is a pretty protected environment (also for the electrical equipment) for such stuff, unless you had a direct lightning hit.
I presume that a hit will be very noticable and I always heard that cars are very seldom struck and therefor are a very save place in that respect.
If it is caused by the electrical storm , I would try to disconnect the battery for a period of time and try again before replacing computer and such.(check fuses to rule everything out)

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