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Disconnected battery and put back on and all those meters messed up

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    beeslerw Nov 07, 2012

    all the gauges messed up when i unhooked battery and hooked up but before the gauges worked before and like i said now they all dont work the only gauges that work r oil volt and temp... the gas , speedometer and tackometer dont what can i do i looked at all the fuses and tryed to do a reset

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Call the dealer this may be one of the instrument cluster that was recalled for this these types of problem. If no recall you must remove it and have it rebuilt with the new parts that are more durable. Here is one such place that rebuilds them.

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Based on what you wrote here, it sounds like your ECU is going out.

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