Question about 2001 Chrysler Town & Country
I removed the positive post on my battery of my 2001 T&C to clean the corroded terminal. I DID NOT remove the negative terminal.
After hooking the battery terminal back up, the dashboard dials no longer work: SPeedometer, Tach, gas Gauge, Turn signals, etc.
Any suggestions short of simply checking the fuse (which I have yet to do).
For safety purposes always always remove the negative side first. This eliminates the possibility of shorting out your wrench against the body or any other negative charged part. There is strong possibility of shorting out the battery which could blow up. This happened to my brother as a kid and he ended up with battery acid in his eyes.
Try unhooking the negative side of the battery as this may reset any relays.
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Disconnect the battery ground (negative) cable from the battery.
Raise and support the vehicle.
Remove the radiator air baffle.
Remove the starter motor BAT terminal nut and electrical leads.
Remove the starter motor bolts.
Remove the starter motor.
Starter motor mounting-3.6L engine
Install the starter motor.
Use the correct fastener in the correct location.
Install the starter motor bolts. Tighten the starter motor bolts to 37 ft. lbs (50 Nm).
Install the starter motor S terminal electrical connector.
Install the battery positive cable and the BAT terminal nut to the starter motor BAT terminal. Tighten the starter motor BAT terminal nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
Install radiator air baffle assembly.
Lower the vehicle.
Install the battery ground (negative) cable to the battery.
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