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    Notice the dim 80-100 area and dim 4. Can anyone confirm if there is a bulb out? And which one? Or is this something else? Thanks

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    The car is an E36. Iím betting there are several light emitting diodes (LEDs) out.

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    often - this is due to de-lamination on the cluster face or surface. if you do a search, there are numerous threads on this issue. the gauge area is lit by 3 bulbs (iirc) - no LEDs in that area I don't think.
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    No led's in that car unless the PO put them in.

    The E46 started with the LED's Marc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shadowpuck View Post
    often - this is due to de-lamination on the cluster face or surface. if you do a search, there are numerous threads on this issue. the gauge area is lit by 3 bulbs (iirc) - no LEDs in that area I don't think.
    The weird thing is that it just kind of appeared. Is de-lamination an instant thing or gradual? Because this seemed instantaneous. Also I've read people experience this and then it goes back to normal? Thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TalianStalion13 View Post
    The weird thing is that it just kind of appeared. Is de-lamination an instant thing or gradual? Because this seemed instantaneous. Also I've read people experience this and then it goes back to normal? Thoughts?
    Yes. There are numerous threads over the years taking about this.
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    Darin, good to know. Thanks.

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