Cluster gauges not working, remove fuse and they work ?

10

Asked by Jan 19, 2015 at 05:52 PM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I installed an after market radio and a
few weeks after my dash lights all
went out. I found out and replaced the
fuse and everything was OK. A few
days later my cluster gauges stopped
working and I checked my fuses and I
removed one and suddenly the
gauges began to work but it would not
allow me to start the car. I put the
fuse back in and the gauges went
back to not working. Can someone
please help me ?

7 Answers

5,345

Double check which fuse you removed. Typically, these two systems are not connected.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

It was the IPC/ bfc battery fuse

115

you have a short somewhere

20

So what fuse do I look for

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
115

you have a serious electrical problem in the car

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
115

i would use the manual for your car if you have one. it will show where all of the fuses are in your car. you have 3 fuse boxes. one on the drivers side. one n the passenger side and one under the hood. go thru all of the fuses and look and see if they are burnt. of the ones you cant physically see to check get a volt meter and check to see if they have any voltage.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
115

also these cars have fusible links and sometimes one shorts out . in that case you need a mechanic to look at it. i repair cars but thgt s- -- i wont mess with. i just cut the link and hook the wires together and put electrical tape on it. lol

Your Answer

Grand Am

Looking for a Used Grand Am in your area?

CarGurus has 1,027 nationwide Grand Am listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    7,880
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    1,610
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,580
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
11 Great Deals out of 2,566 listings starting at $1,750
Used Pontiac Firebird
11 Great Deals out of 759 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
449 Great Deals out of 31,256 listings starting at $3,550
Used Chevrolet Impala
531 Great Deals out of 34,814 listings starting at $990
Used Ford Mustang
548 Great Deals out of 36,519 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
936 Great Deals out of 89,704 listings starting at $300
Used Honda Accord
1,084 Great Deals out of 65,604 listings starting at $561
Used Honda Civic
682 Great Deals out of 63,747 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
8 Great Deals out of 1,217 listings starting at $1,488
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,014 Great Deals out of 62,824 listings starting at $880

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.