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My 2000 Volvo c70 turbo has a rebuilt trans, engine. Had the car for almost three weeks and now the speedometer shuts off, my odometer reads ---- and red blinking arrow (winter/wet) won't turn off. I've fixed the red blinking arrow once already by turning the car off and then turn it back on as close as on can be without starting the engine, and then shifting from park to drive about fifteen times before turning the engine on. But now that won't work. I really like this car. Always heard Volvo is reliable. How can I fix my speedometer/odometer/red arrow without having to go to a dealership and paying out the ?

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You do realize no one ever has to go to a dealer,ever,
even with a new car,you own it,& as you said the dealers
are expensive
What about the couple hundred thousand repair shops that
do the same as a dealer?

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