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The instrument panel providing information and warnings to the driver.

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How do c10 light gauges work?

Recently bought an 84 c10 as a project. The four small gauges on the left are not typical gauges I’ve seen but have a light behind them. Im looking to replace them with new gauges but I’m unsure how ...
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Is it possible to install 3rd party Carplay into Chevrolet Equinox 2013?

I have an Equinox and I want to upgrade to CarPlay. The interior looks like this: Is it possible to upgrade to a 3rd party CarPlay solution? Being new to 3rd party add ons, I'm not sure how that ...
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What is this symbol in my Renault Arkana dashboard

I was driving with cruise control one day and saw this symbol. Never saw it again. What can this mean? I can't find anything about it in the manual. It looks like an exclamation mark with something ...
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Switch with red LED to lower left of steering wheel

What is the purpose of this button with a red LED light (to lower left of the steering wheel) on my 2010 Silverado 1500?
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What's this bubbling sound I hear while engine is on?

My 2014 Elantra emits some sort of bubbling/boiling sound while the engine is on. It's coming mainly from underneath the driver side (left) dashboard. Once I turn the engine off, the sound continues ...
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Difference between bulb sockets

What is the difference between the following bulb sockets: b8.5d, b8.4d and bx8.4d? Are they interchangeable? (And especially, what's the difference with the x and non-x version?) Background: I need ...
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2010 Elantra Touring - LED dashboard display is flickering

This problem started two weeks ago. When I start my car, the LED display on my dashboard flickers and is dim. After I drive it a while (5-10 minutes) the LED becomes stable and bright. My local ...
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foreign object in windshield vent -dangerous?

I have a 2016 Renault Captur. My daughter dropped a small plastic toy (about an inch high) in the windshield vent (the one above the dashboard) and I'm unable to fish it out. How likely is this to ...
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Battery level indicators in dashboard of four wheeler vehicles

Dashboard Symbols Lead acid batteries v/s Lithium ion batteries Lithium ion batteries used in electric vehicles Are there Battery level indicators on the dashboard of four wheeler vehicles? Can ...
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Clicking sound on left side of dash possibly related to AC

So I got a new car some weeks ago. It's a Renault/Dacia Duster 2021. During the past week I took it on a long trip and reached the first 1000 km. During that trip I started noticing a clicking sound ...
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My 2014 Hyundai Veloster's clock only progresses when my car is on after being stolen?

My car was stolen last month. It's been recovered and a dealership repaired the driver lock and ignition back to working order. Except the clock. Ever since I got the car back, the clock only ...
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How to remove unoriginal USB cable on the dashboard?

In my Opel Meriva B, I have this unoriginal USB cable going out of the top of the dashboard. It was already there as I bought the car from the previous owner. I never used the cable and I would like ...
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Jeep Patriot RPM Gauge bounces / not right

I have a Jeep Patriot 2012 2.4L 4 wheel drive limited. While all other dash gauges work well with no issues, the RPM gauge will stick (not move after a certain position, around 1000 RPMS and then ...
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How do I remove this old cassette stereo? (2002 Mercedes Sprinter)

I'm wanting to replace this old cassette-based stereo system. I can't see any obvious way to unhook, unscrew, dismantle or remove it. I have the correct Haynes manual, but the instructions there ...
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"Retard on" dash light, what does it mean?

Saw a photo of a dash that had a light that said "Retard on" I tried to google what this dashboard light means or is used for but really could not find anything. It is in a truck if that ...
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Mouse in Vehicle

My wife has a 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid. The car is in excellent shape. We live in a wooded area and she parks outdoors. She drives the car daily. The issue is that a mouse has taken up residence ...
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2004 Honda Civic Instrument Cluster Lights Don't Stay On

My 2004 Honda Civic instrument cluster lights don't work when I turn my headlights on. With the key in the ignition and the car started, the cluster lights work fine. When I turn my headlights on from ...
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Renault Clio 2006 dashboard symbol is a car with a g sign [duplicate]

Renault 2006 dashboard symbol car with a g what does it mean and how do we get rid of it
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Best way to stick adhesive pads to plastic coated with Armor All

I just bought a dashboard cover to protect the plastic of the dashboard of my Honda CRV from the summer sun. The instructions for the cover say to stick the included self-adhesive velcro squares on ...
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How to set dash display brightness in Renault Clio 2017

I have a rental car with interesting problem. It is a Renault Clio made in 2017. On the dash there is only a digital display showing speed, there is no dial. The problem is the display brightness is ...
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2007 Ford E350 electrical problem

My 12 passenger ford E350 2007 occasionally (random times while driving for random duration 5 -40 minutes) loses power to the: dashboard stero and windows. What can be wrong with my car? How do I ...
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2012 Chevy Traverse Broken Latch on the dashboard storage compartment

The latch on my 2012 Chevy Traverse broke and I need a new one, I'm being told, they don't have just the latch, that I have to replace the entire dashboard that includes this storage bin which is ...
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What are these Ford Fiesta buttons?

I'm renting a Fiesta, not sure which year. It has these buttons on the dash, what do they do? I already figured out that another button changes the color of the mood lighting nonsense.
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2003 Buick Century Right Turn Signal Stuck when dark out, car dies when left gets used

I have a 2003 Buick Century and whenever it is dark out my car turns my lights on automatically upon turning the car on, the right blinker stays solid. This has been going on for a while but now when ...
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Can I adjust or repair this ventilation setting dial which won't stay in place?

I have a 2012 Subaru Impreza. The knob which sets where the vents are directed refuses to stay in the leftmost setting (which directs air to the upper vents only). It can be turned that far manually ...
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Accessing defrost vents (removing dash?) on 2010 Wrangler Rubicon 2-door w/o power windows

Per the title, I have a 2010 Wrangler Rubicon 2-door without power windows. My daughter accidentally dropped an important bolt into the defroster vents between dash and windshield on the passenger ...
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What does this symbol on my dash mean? GMC W4500

The light can be switched on or off by operation of the stem on the right of the steering wheel, the same control that operates the windshield wipers. I can't detect any difference whether it is on ...
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Altima 2017 S outside tempreture stuck on -40F

Can someone tell me what is the location of sensor? Or what's the issue?
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Dashboard display goes dark

I have a 62 plate vw passat 2.0 tdi bluemotion sport estate. When i put the ignition key in i get the usual lights lighting up on the dash and the info system however when i start the engine the ...
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Can I fix a dashboard with inverted lights?

I've got a Nissan Altima 2008. It is a 2nd hand car, I have had it for 2 years now with no issues. Recently, the dashboard's lights became "inverted": during the day, the lights are on, and when it ...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4

So I just barely bought a 2005 manual Ford Focus, ZX4. It's been great for the past week until today. When taking a left turn in 1st gear, the RPMs shot up to about 5,000, and the car electronics ...
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Brake pad change - passat 2011

Implausible signal Brakes fail Very dissapointed
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My dashboard lights are dim

I drive a Chevrolet Cruze 2011 and about halfway home the dashboard lights dimmed. I don't have an adjustable knob. Is it as simple as replacing a fuse or battery? What could be the cause?
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Dash board, centre console, radio controls and fuel, temperature gauges

Holden Commodore VE Omega 2013 Sport wagon Dash board, centre console light not working. Fuel, temperature gauges not working This just happened after the battery was disconnected to replace the ...
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Why are dashboard lights sometimes delayed

After turning on the headlights during driving it sometimes takes a while for the dashboard and tail lights to come on. I tested the tail light fuse which was good. Noticed that when the dash and ...
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2015 Honda Accord Dashboard lights won't turn off after draining the battery

I'm a fairly new driver and I have zero knowledge of cars in general, today I made the mistake of sitting in my car with the ignition on but the motor not running, thus causing the battery to die. ...
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Mercedes C180 (W204) dash symbol

Does anyone know what this symbol means? Could not find it anywhere in the instructions manual or online.
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Driver Information Display Brightness Reversed

2016 Dodge Dart Rallye This is something I have never encountered before, and can't find much info on. The Driver Info Display brightness started acting up after heavy braking in snow on hills (not ...
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Dim instruments and messages, too dark to see

So this is problem I am having on two vehicles. First found it on my Silverado for temp/climate panel. the lights are too dim to see, they don't get any brighter when adjusting dimmer. Second vehicle ...
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Identify partly burned chip on a circuit board

Can anyone identify the burned chip on this circuit board? It is a Chinese motorcycle dashboard, but the design is probably from Kawasaki Rouser. The chip might not be burned, but one pin is broken so ...
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Can I install GPS navigation system in Nissan B15?

I'm somewhat sedan enthusiast, and while I'm working in some asian countries, I've got my attention on little old Nissan Sunny car. model name is B15 Sunny. This is the wikipedia link I found for the ...
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What does the green clock sign mean?

Wondering what the green clock sign means. It stays on even when the car is moving.
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Electrical issue?

A week ago, while I was driving my Ford Focus CC from 2008, the check engine light went on. I stopped the car and, having a cheap OBD-II diagnostic tool with me, I looked over the errors and the car ...
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After querying RPM and fuel, OBDII is lighting all my dashboard lights

I'm using OBDII and after querying the rpm and the fuel, all the light in my dash board is lighting. How do I need to query the car? Why might this have happened?
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Unknown indicator on dashboard: P67-y on dashboard Toyota Vitz (Yaris)

I recently bought a Toyota Vitz 2008 model and I am the second owner. Somedays back, while I was driving on a highway, I saw an indicator at the right side of the dashboard in white color. It was p67-...
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How to clean spilled drink from dashboard and control buttons?

A sports drink was recently spilled over the dashboard and control surfaces (radio, climate control, etc) of our 2011 Chrysler Towne & Country. The drink was immediately cleaned up and no damage ...
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Sticky, Shiny, Melting Dash - No Notice [closed]

We purchased a 2007 Toyota Camry from my wife's fathers estate about one year ago. Unfortunately, we did not receive a letter from Toyota regarding the dash recall. We missed the deadline of May 2017. ...
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Jeep Liberty Brake Light Indicator

So this morning my wife took her 08' Jeep Liberty into the dealership to get some electrical problems sorted out. As part of the inspection they are telling me the brakes (and rotors) need to be ...
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Slk 200: Remove A-pillar to hide microphone

I bought a new car radio with a cable connected microphone. Now I need to hide the cable in the A-pillar and then connect it to the behind of the radio. Does anyone know how to remove the A-pillar ...
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What is this icon on a 2018 Ford truck's radio screen?

It appears on the upper right of the radio screen. Good user interface design would mean that this is a super important icon due to its prominent location, but I can't find any mention of it in the ...