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How to Repair an Odometer in car?

The procedure is follows:--
1) First of all disconnect the negative cable from the battery of car.
2) With flat head screwdriver, pry the gasket around the edge of the face of speedometer gauge away from the dash and remove the gasket.
3) You will have to pull the entire speedometer gauge out of the dash;
NOTE:-- do not to disconnect the connecting electrical wires when you pull speedometer.With the gauge face down remove the screws from the back of the case with a screwdriver. After removing the screws , lift the gauge out of its casing and see its back.
4) Then grasp the post to reset the trip odometer. Do it very carefully;
5) Then remove the speedometer needle by turning the needle clockwise.
6) Then remove the two screws in the face of the gauge with screwdrivers.
7) Remove the motor casing for the odometer out from the dial after the screws are removed.you will need to pull the motor casing a bit to remove it out.
8) In the motor casing you will see the gear pod at the top of the motor casing. Slightly with bit force remove the gear pod. The gear pod is attached to the "lid" of the casing .
9) You will see the odometer planetary gear in the gear pod which you removed.Remove the planetary gear from the gear pod with the help of mini flat head screwdriver.
10) Insert new gear into position and reassemble the gauge by reversing the procedure.

This will help.thanks.

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replace starter


Starter Replacement
Removal Procedure
Caution: Before servicing any electrical component, the ignition and start switch must be in the OFF or LOCK position and all electrical loads must be OFF, unless instructed otherwise in these procedures. If a tool or equipment could easily come in contact with a live exposed electrical terminal, also disconnect the negative battery cable. Failure to follow these precautions may cause personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or its components.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection .
  2. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
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  4. Remove the positive battery cable starter motor lead nut (1) from the starter.
  5. Remove the positive battery cable lead from the starter.
  6. Remove the starter solenoid terminal lead nut (2) from the starter.
  7. Remove the starter solenoid terminal lead from the starter.
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  9. Remove the starter motor bolts (2, 3).
  10. Remove the starter motor (1).

Sep 23, 2015 | 2000 Cadillac Catera

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how to remove the factory installed radio?


Hello,

To remove the radio of your car, follow the process below:
  • Turn the vehicle off and disconnect the negative battery terminal cable from the car battery before working on the radio.
  • Take off the dash trim area around the car radio. You may need to use the flat head screwdriver to carefully pry the paneling and trim off. Some cars use plastic clips or screws to hold the dash trim in place. Locate any clips or screws and remove them.
  • Use the Phillips head screwdriver to unscrew each of the screws holding the car radio in place. Most car radios are held in place by four screws, one on each corner. After removing each screw, carefully slide out the entire car radio.
  • Disconnect the wiring harness, main power supply and ground wire from the back of the radio. You may also need to disconnect any antenna connections or speaker connections.
Take care and good luck

Oct 31, 2010 | 2002 Lincoln LS

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How do I get to the drivers side light bulb in a 2006 Chrysler Sebring Sedan? I have the replacement bulb and want to change it myself.


I will assume you are talking about the headlight?!

Removal
CAUTION: do not touch the glass of halogen bulbs with fingers or other possibly oily surface, reduced life will result.

1) Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable.
2) Remove headlamp unit retaining screws. (bolts)
3) Remove headlamp unit to expose back of unit.
4) Disconnect wire connector from back of headlamp bulb.
5) Rotate retaining ring counterclockwise.
6) Remove retaining ring.
7) Pull headlamp bulb and remove from headlamp unit.

Installation

1) Install headlamp bulb to the headlamp unit.
2) Install headlamp bulb retaining ring.
3) Rotate retaining ring clockwise.
4) Connect wire connector to bulb.
5) Install headlamp unit.
6) Install headlamp retaining screws. (bolts)
7) Connect the battery negative cable.

More detailed info on how to get unit out.

Removal

1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
2) Remove the two retaining screws.
3) Remove the upper fascia retainers by prying under the head of the fasteners with a flat bladed tool.
4) Remove headlamp unit from fender side first, then pull headlamp unit out.
5) Disconnect the wiring harness from the bulbs.
6) Remove the headlamp unit.

Installation

1) Connect wire harness to the bulbs.
2) Install headlamp unit.
3) Install the retaining screws.
4) Install upper fascia retainers.
5) Connect the battery negative cable.

I hope this will help you to get the light changed.

Jan 11, 2010 | 2006 Chrysler Sebring

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installation of a battery


very simple job. youll need a 10mm socket, a 10 inch extention, ratchet, a 1/2 wrench or 13mm wrench, flat screwdriver.

first you must loosen the nuts on the battery cables but do not remove. wiggle slightly and pull upwards on cable to remove. you may need to use a flat screwdriver to help pry it off. remove the negative cable first to minimize any sparks. once both cables are removed, then use the socket, extension, and ratchet to remove the battery hold down bracket at the bottom of the battery. pull out battery and put new battery in place. reverse procedure for intallation

Jan 05, 2009 | 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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