Instrument Panel Went Dead....
Driving the 6 miles home on the Interstate, the instrument panel shut down completely; no speed, tach, gauges, idiot lights, nada. The AC control also shut down.
About 600 yards from home, while going around a turn, suddenly everything came back on, but now the "service engine soon" indicator is lit.
Background: On Monday, after two ours of stop-and-go traffic coming home form the Beach, the car overheated. We cooled it down, topped off the coolant and went home without incident. Prior to rolling, a good samaritan mechanic type told us that the radiator fans were inoperative, but when we started the car and idled for a few minutes, the fans kicked on. Are the issues related? Dunno. What do you smart guys think?