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1995 BMW 318is Question: Instrument panel lights out

 

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Deemar, Saratoga Springs, NY, August 01, 2010, 21:53
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165,000 miles on my car, one day instrument panel lights went out, warning lights still come on. I noticed that quite a few other owners of this model have asked the same question ... could you give me any idea of what the answer is to this dilemna?

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    Chow August 02, 2010, 04:16
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    The most common issues i have seen are the contacts inside the instrument cluster become loose over time. The cluster is to be removed, dismantled in the middle, terminals tightened and re-assembled.

    Note this is only E36 and some models below that era

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    Visitor, November 04, 2010, 08:57

    I have a 1994 325is. The odometer light is out. What are the possible causes? Can I fix these myself? Thank you. Dr. JJ

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    Visitor, February 14, 2011, 07:06

    Check the trunk wire harness that goes to the truck lid. ALWAYS CRACKED - BMW FORUM COVER IT IN DETAIL HUGE ISSUE.

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