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My tachometer in my 05 dodge stopped working 8 months ago…

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My tachometer in my...

My tachometer in my 05 dodge stopped working 8 months ago now of a sudden my speedometer, oil, and temp gauge are fluctuating sporadically

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

Roughly 4 months ago

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '05 Dodge?

Slt

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I am I checked the fuses and then went on to do some research and discovered the 3rd gen gauge cluster is faulty so I am preparing to solder a couple of chips on the circuit board

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No but I am curious can a oil change cause 3 different gauges to malfunction at the same time?

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

an oil change? no. it wont cause any gauge to malfunction.

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

I wouldn't put too much stock in soldering the cluster board... many have tried.. but its worth a shot I suppose

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

hows it going?

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