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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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i have a 2004 fiat stillo that has a dashboard that goes off

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i have a 2004 fiat stillo that has a dashboard that goes off when it rains, it has now spread so i have no rear lights at all and now there is a cracking behind the heating vents in the centre console: help someone i am really worried that this car is going to catch fire
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i would like to see if anyone can get an answer for me

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Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
Hello, welcome. My name is Mike, I will do my very best to assist you with your question. I apologize if you have been waiting long for a response.

From what you are describing the issue that you are having is potentially a serious issue, and the issue is consistent with a loose ground wire in the main body harness behind the dashboard and this can potentially cause a fire.
The dash is going to need to be removed to check the body harness.