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Erratic speedometer Honda Civic

Fix Erratic speedometer Honda Civic Erratic charging, erratic speedometer, blown fuse on Honda Civic If you own a 1996-2000 Honda Civic and experience erratic charging, erratic speedometer, blown fuse #15, head right for the wiring harness at the bottom of the intake manifold or the brace on the manifold. Disconnect the battery and check for a rub-through condition on the black/yellow or black/white wires. Repair those wires and then power up. You should be good-to-go. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

Instrument cluster and gauges dead Chrysler minivan

Instrument cluster and gauges dead Chrysler minivan If you own a 2001 or later Dodge Grand Caravan or Chrysler Town & Country van and your gauges are dead, the most common cause is a bad module that’s mucking up the digital data on the vehicle’s data bus. Start by performing a self test on the cluster. Ignition switch should be in the locked position. Hold down the trip reset button until you see the word “Sof” and a number appear in the odometer window. If the cluster will not perform … Read More

Headlights speedometer turn signals don’t work

Fix headlights speedometer turn signals that don’t work on Chrysler trucks Remember the days when you could turn on your headlights with the flick of a switch? Back then the switch actually “switched” the power to the headlights. But in late model vehicles, the switch just gives a signal to a body control module (BCM), telling it that you want the headlights. Dodge has been using this system on its full sized “DR” trucks since 2002. If you’ve got a lighting problem and want to fix it yourself, you’ll have … Read More

Speedometer doesn’t work ABS light on

Speedometer doesn’t work ABS light on – Durango If you own a Dodge Durango (1998-2000) and your speedometer doesn’t work or the ABS light is on or the brake light is on, here’s what to do. Start by unplugging the rear wheel speed sensor. It’s located in the differential housing. Use a digital multimeter set on the ohms scale and check the resistance of the sensor. Resistance should read between 1600 and 2800 ohms. If it doesn’t replace the sensor. If it does check out, plug the connector back into … Read More


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