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Dash lights Half my dash lights work on the dimmer (radio, heater) the other half (gas, speedometer and temp) remain out even when headlights are on. I've checked fuses but have yet to tackle connections behind the dash. Any suggestions? Thanks, Jim (jimski93@yahoo.com)

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Your bulbs to backlight the dash are burnt out. BUT, the good news is: It is EASY to pull the instrument pod.Remove the plactic fascia, and then remove the 4 bolts arounf the pos. Pull the pod towards you, top end first, and press the release clips on the severasl wiring connections. Then repplace whatever bulbs you need to. Plug i the wires & whap it back together. The wire connections are foolproof, one cannot be inserted into anothe hole. Nice.

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