electricial issue

Asked by Oct 25, 2010 at 12:15 PM about the 1985 Nissan 300ZX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car will start but gage panel will not power up if i rev engine the gage panel would come on
but when i turned on lights or radio the volt meter would drop quite a bit. I have replaced ignition
switch ,battery, and alternator now dash panel wont come on at all. this car does not the have a  digital style dash any suggestions

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The "gauge panel" or cluster is a common problem with older cars. especially nissans. I would try geting a new cluster because for some reason they tend to go bad quick than other makes, although it could also be a bad sensor on your transmission somewhere.

well I got lucky today I replaced the main fusible link and bingo all the cluster functions seemed to be working now it visually did not seem bad but it was I would say this is a item that should be checked when having some electric issues thanks for the input

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Where and what color is this 'main fusible link', please?

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