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The mpg display has a fault.

Suddenly the mpg display on my 2002 VW Passat estate has gone crazy and just seems to generate random numbers. Indeed at one time informed me I was getting 198 mpg ! Any reason for such a malfunction or any ideas for a quick fix? All help appreciated.

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  • a_parker Jan 23, 2009

    Yup,
    Absolutely right, must have caught accidentally whilst turning. I had figured it out but I am grateful for your contribution.

    It's an easy mistake to make but fortunately easily sorted.

    Thanks again!


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