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Replace turn signal bulbs put dash back into place and now

Customer Question

replace turn signal bulbs put dash back into place and now the dash lights do not work, checked all 10a fuse and all are good, what next?
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: all 10 a fuse are good, replaced turn signal bulbs as one was bad
JA: What is the model of your '10 Toyota?
Customer: 2000 Tacoma 4wd sr5
JA: Are you fixing your Tacoma yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes / check fuses visual inspect wires.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.

Hi Im David. you pulled the cluster out to replace the turn indicator bulbs?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Correct, now the turn signals work but no dash lights.
Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.

check the fuses for the cluster and instrument panel

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
checked all fuse ( 10a ) all are good I am thinking there is short on the clusters circuit ribbion, not sure where to start to look
Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.

well pull it back out and start manipulating the connectors to see if you can get intermittent operation

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok/ will do it will take a little time to get the sucker out, I will mail later..
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

sounds good my friend

Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

checking in to see how its going

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 10 months ago.

Hello and wondering if you still require help?

Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

I am contacting you because the post has not been closed or rated.

This question is coming up on 7 days which means it will time out and close.

You have already paid to get this question answered, but you have not rated.

Let me help some more. Is there anything else I can help you with?