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Speedometer, odometer and gas gauge not working

The hubs left my lights on and the battery died. When he replaced the battery, everything on the dash stopped working. Speedometer, Odometer, RPM, gas gauge, all of it. We changed out 2 of the fuses (a suggestion I found online yesterday) and it still isn't working. Please help!

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  • Christina Waltenbaugh Apr 22, 2012

    What do you mean when you say "jumped it straight to the battery post"? Is there another way to jump a car other than attaching it to the silver posts? He said he just attached it to the post and jumped it, but that didn't work at all.

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I'm having a problem with my 1998 dodge ram all of my gauges read 0 before cranking it over all gauges work when cranked over accept my speedometer...odometer and my gas gauge goes to 3/4 full and stays there...im wandering if the speed sensor is causing the fuel gauge to stick along with the ABS light check engine light and break light..any answers?

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I suggest you get one of those manuals people get nowadays to do it yourself.. My nephew use it to repair my car and it's totally repaired now. Here's the website he bought it from.

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SOURCE: Instrument lights in dash don't work

have you by accident turned down the bright and dim switch near the head light? probably you were cleaning the car interior and might have shut it downcheck the dimmer switc by the head light seitch

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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SOURCE: instrument panel is not working

Found the problem! The main cable going to the under-hood fuse box was rubbing against the metal bracket that the fuse box mounts on. Can we say poor electrical layout?? It had rubbed the sheathing off the cable and had broken one wire (the one supplying power to the instrument panel.) So I fixed that and cut a section of rubber hose and put it over the bracket to help prevent such events from occurring in the future.

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SOURCE: speedometer and odometer and fuel gauge not working 2002 jetta gl

Sounds like you jumped it straight to the battery post,You need to reset the computer,To do this,Unhook the battery for 3 or 4 minutes and then hook it back up.This will reset it and as long as you didn't fry a sensor or relay,It should be fine.


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SOURCE: while driving my battery light came on followed

Sounds like the car was running on just the battery. Recharge the battery with a plug-in battery charger, then see what happened to the charging circuit--alternator, drive belt, blown fuse--loose wire. This should have set the check engine light.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: speedometer works intermittently

It is most likely the speed sensor in the transmission.

Posted on Jul 24, 2010

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