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Speedo, odometer and fuel gauge don't work

The speedometer, odometer and the fuel gauge don't work. At times they come to life then go dead again-seems like a short in the wiring
but where do I start?

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You probably have a sporadic fuse failure - go in and replace the fuses linked to these functions with NEW fuses and make sure there is no corrosion on the fuse box connections - this should solve.

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that makes any answers impossible.
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gas gauge dead,
ABS full time failure
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why no scan the PCM and not work blind./??
the tool is cheap to buy, rent or loan. (or any mech will just do it for free as good will. (no dealers here).

ok, Rodeo, 3.5 2004
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2: battery fully charged, at 12.6vdc, not 10v, at 10 electronincs dont work right. fix battery. or charge system.

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see?
the cluster is 100% electronic, ....

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fact.
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scan the PCM and not guess.
the PCM reports a bad VSS, with 100% assurance.

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