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Jay, I have a 2003 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 4X4 3.3 and

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Customer: Hi jay, I'm Bob - I have a 2003 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 4X4 3.3 and after I changed out the burnt out instrument cluster light bulbs I now have no tach or instrument cluster lights.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The tach doesn't work and te instrument cluster illumination lights don't work after i replaced the bulbs
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jay replied 10 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for your question.

Were they working before you changed the bulbs i the meter?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
the one bulb was burnt out. Just replaced the burnt out bulb.
Expert:  Jay replied 10 months ago.

If they were working before you changed the bulbs, I would recheck your all your connections to see if everything was replaced right and plugged in.

Did you check fuses also?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I rechecked the connections. Which fuse is the instrument panel fuse?
Expert:  Jay replied 10 months ago.

Here is where the fuse are. Please check them and let me know what you find.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The fusesare okay - what next?
Expert:  Jay replied 10 months ago.

Where did you get the bulbs you installed? If you put the old bulbs back in see if the operation returns

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The replacement bulbs were LED' from The Auto Zone. I tried the 1 good bulb and it didn't work either. How is bulb replacement associated with the Tach not working now?
Expert:  Jay replied 10 months ago.

Oh.. You have to watch when you use LED's.. They normally require their own ground..

Put all the original bulbs back in and then see if operation returns. It's very common to have things not work when LEDs are installed.

Expert:  Jay replied 10 months ago.

Did putting all the original bulbs back in return everything back to normal?

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