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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Jeep
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Experience:  Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep Master Certified, ASE Master and Advanced Certified, Trans and Hybrid Specialist
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2007 jk X. Instrument cluster is dead, It's the X, Just

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2007 jk X. Instrument cluster is dead
JA: What is the model of your '07 Jeep?
Customer: It's the X
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just happened, trying to diagnose it now. Checked the fuse box under the hood. Everything looks good at first glance
JA: Have you checked the manual yet? Most vehicles have two fuse panels.
Customer: It was used and has no manual
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have headlights but no fuel gauge, speedometer, tach, or oil temp gauge
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the instrument cluster is dead it is either due to an internal failure or a loss of power or ground to it. If fuses are good then the most likely cause for the problem would be the cluster itself.

The next step will be to remove the cluster and load test it's power and ground feeds and test the communication bus voltages. If all is found to be ok then the cluster will need to be replaced.

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