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Dash guages not working

My battery drained and when I charged it and hooked it back up suddenly I had guage issues. When I turn my ignition on the guage move as if they are engaging, but then they don't really do anything. The guages actually affected are: Tachometer, speedomoder, fuel guage, voltage gage and oil pressure gage. I can't find a fuse for these items.... anyone?

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  • marcelh Oct 28, 2008

    Thanks Joe..... It is a 2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500. So you are saying that by touching the + and - cables together it will reset the computer? Do I have to hold them together for a length of time? I charged the battery all night, so that would have given the car some time to settle. I will try what you suggested.

    Thanks, Marcel

  • Joe_DM_2004 May 11, 2010

    look withount know what type of car you have i dont really think i can help but if you have a newer car controlled by one of them computers then you may have damaged the computer trying to charge the battery or when the battery died or whatever... try disconnecting the battery from the terminals... leave it for 24 hours just to be safe (I just touch the + to the - withount the battery) and this will reset you computer... then put it back together and hope for the best... if the gauges move at all i wouldnt think it would be a fuse however... anyhow sorry i cant be more helpful but best of luck... also check that it isnt a security thing from having the bettery drained



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Check the cluster fuse inside the car its abbreviated most likely as like clstr or clsr if you just unplug the battery it will reset the computer..

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