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01 Dodge Caravan was run with no battery in it now the tack…

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01 Dodge Caravan was run...
01 Dodge Caravan was run with no battery in it now the tack the speedometer and the heater controls don't function properly what could be the issue
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Dodge Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago
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Hi, my name is ***** ***** the speedo and tach work at all?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Speedo starts to move once I'm over 65 mph but it only it's always minus that 65 miles an hour and attack only goes up a little bit when you're under full throttle it doesn't go all the way
Dodge Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

ok, we need to try a hard reset for the instrumnet cluster, usually this fixes it, it happens when the battery is low or disconnected, do you have a good battery in it now?

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Dodge Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

are at the vehicle right now?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Nope at work probably be there in a couple hours
Dodge Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

ok, to reset the instrument cluster, you need to sit in the drivers sea and close the door, Do NOT out the key in the ignition, then you must press and hold the trip reset button, until "sof" appears in the cluster, then release it, the gauges should all sweep, and then star the van and see if the gauges are all back to normal,Tim

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Tried that
Sof 4.0 came up
Gauges swept
Started van no change
Dodge Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

then You have a bad instrument cluster, and it will have to replaed or rebuilt,Tim

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