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1996 dodge ram v10 , the instrument and gauges just stop working ,can't find fuse for instrument cluster, can you direct me in the right direction.

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It's the plug for the panel. The trim bezels just pop off to access the screws to remove the instrument panel. Usually unplugging it and plugging it back in fixes the problem. Also there is not a fuse for the guages, just the illumination of the panel.

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