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My gauges on my dashboard doesn't work and the part that shows

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My gauges on my dashboard doesn't work and the part that shows my gas mileage date time and everything doesn't work as well. I checked all fuses and none are blown even my mileage odometer,speedometer and gas gauge not working and the thermometer for the coolant.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
Hello, thanks for posting What year and model Toyota is it?When turning the ignition on do ANY lights on the dash turn on?Do the headlights work?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2000 Toyota Avalon Xls.Yes the headlights works. When I turn the ignition the only thing that comes on is seat belt indicator and the p,r,d,2,L indicator comes on that's is all
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** start and run?
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
Was anything replaced recently or was the battery jumped with another car?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes it does start and run
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
Was anything replaced recently or was the battery jumped with another car?
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
Were all the fuses checked under the hood as well as on the inside fuse panel?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The battery was replace about a week almost 2 weeks ago. The rear brakes bulb was replace last tuesday. Yes all fuses were checked inside car as well as under the hood .
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
Do you have a voltmeter or 12 volt testlight handy?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I don't have one I can see if someone has it.
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** help find where the power to the gauge cluster is lost.