Q: Gauge cluster pops on and off

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My gauge cluster keeps popping on and off. I lose mph, tachometer, fuel, and temperature plus the dash lights. It was a former mass state police car, and I think a wire was pulled or it has a partial break from the movement of all police items inside the car.

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