cause for gauges to fail and turn indicator to light up with headlights on

Asked by Jul 17, 2016 at 08:23 AM about the Chevrolet C/K 20

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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IF you are sure it is wired properly, I would suspect a ground issue. 99% of weird electrical issues are due to a bad ground somewhere.

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Yup, it's a bad instrument cluster ground. The give away is the turn signal indicators coming on with the headlights. HTH. -Jim

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