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Old 10-25-2003, 03:21 AM   #1
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Any ideas why on my 91 Bonny the compass and DIC only show up very dim and sometimes bright, if they are showing up and I put the headlights on they fade out to nothing, Thanks, Rodger
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Old 10-25-2003, 11:29 AM   #2
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What'* your battery gauge reading before/after headlights?
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sounds like a bad connection going to yoru dashboard to me.. are there any other problems with any of the otehr gauges?
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My battery reads the same with lights on or off, I was thinking it might be a bad ground to the dash but it only affects the compass and DIC, the only cure might be to pull it apart and clean all the connections, Thanks Rodger
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Rodger, there'* a procedure for remove the cluster in the 87-91'* up in Techinfo. I'd suggest doing that, and clean and re-seat all your connections as a first troubleshooting step.
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Thanks everyone for the help, all the other gauges light up well so the problem is the connection to these two, I will be reading the info in tech on how to take the dash apart, thanks again, Rodger
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you can try to clean the connection, but i experienced the same problem in my ol 90 SSE, and it was due to a faulty cluster. there was alot of problems with the 88-91 clusters, most had to be sent back to be refurbished. i dropped in another cluster, and bam my problem was gone.

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