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Because there are TWO different FUSES used for what you're describing. One for the dash and the door. Another different FUSE is used for the signal and hazard lamps. The main fuse panel you need to check is located on the left side instrument panel which is (directly to the LEFT of the interior lamps "intensity control") The 1996 Grand Am has TWO fuse blocks. One INSIDE the vehicle for the instrument panel, and one located under the hood which is called the engine compartment fuse block. It is located directly to the left of the car battery under a protective hood. The wiring circuits in your vehicle are protected from short circuits by a combination of FUSES, CIRCUIT BREAKERS, AND FUSIBLE LINKS. This greatly reduces the chance of damage caused by electrical problems. After opening the instrument panel fuse block, look at the silver-colored band inside the fuse. If the band is broken or melted, replace the fuse. Be sure to replace a bad fuse with a new one of the identical size and rating. There is (diagram layout located inside the removable panel door) describing the location of each fuse, circuit breaker, and fusible link, and what each is used for in your vehicle. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare fuse, you can just borrow one from another slot that has the same amperage. Just pick a feature of your vehicle that you can get along without -- like the radio or the cigarette lighter -- and then use that fuse to replace the bad one. (Just make sure it has the same amperage) and replace it as soon as you can.

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Q: Why would my 96 grand am se dash and door lights not work but the signals and warning lights work any ideas?
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