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#1 (permalink) Old 09-23-2003, 08:32 PM
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My speedometer and rpm gauge, or whatever you want to call it, have the orange light in most spots. but there are 2 spots where it is pretty dark. the pictures below arent very good but anyway, let me know if theres some easy fix for this other than tearing out my whole dash and replacing a bulb or somehting. the next question is what is the thing in the 1st picture below?
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and the second....
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hey i have the same problem with mine too, the half of the speedometer all the way too the heat gauge is dark. i have no idea...

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hey guys I'll be talking to a tech in the A.M. and find out how we can fix the problem.... If someone can answer the question in the meantime, well fabulous....
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there is no way to change the bulbs without removing the instrument cluster:

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HOLY SHIT... your car only has 25,790 miles?????

BTW the light bulbs behind the cluster are going out

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i dont really feel like going through that whole procedure, it seems really complicated for such a small thing as changing a bulb. the stealer said they would charge me for 2 hours of work for having to pull apart the dash...wtf! does anyone know what that first picture is?
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