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Why 't my 97 dodge intrepid gauges work ?.sometimes when I

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why don't my 97 dodge intrepid gauges work ?.sometimes when I first start up then quit working
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Also my heater fan doesn't work. I don't know if it's connected with the gauges on the same circuit. The heat works but the fan doesn't blow
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Take your time, and do your research thoroughly I'm in no hurry.
Expert:  Chris replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer. I have seen this before on this model year Intrepid. It was always a poor connection at the ignition switch, and/or the ignition switch itself. Have a shop or the dealer check the connector at the switch. I have seen where the terminals get overheated and burnt which causes a poor connection and keeps the gauges and fan from working. The switch may also need to be replaced if 5he terminals are really burnt looking.

I hope that this information is helpful and please let me know if you need further assistance.

Chris

Expert:  Chris replied 10 months ago.

By the way, if you are mechanically inclined and would like to do this yourself, let me know and I will be happy to send you the procedures on how to remove and check the ignition switch and connector.

Chris

Expert:  Chris replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Chris replied 10 months ago.

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