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I have a 2007 dodge Dakota. I was driving home from work yesterday all of the dash lights came on, the rpm, temp gauge, and the speedo stopped working. It's done this before and when I let it sit it will reset itself. Well today it didn't do that. The check engine light is constantly on but while driving it will chime about 3-4 times within a 20 minute drive. Any ideas what could cause this to happen?

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    Kristen buffing ton Oct 16, 2013

    The only code I get says dealer specific. Cables to battery are tight. Every few thousand miles is when all if the dash lights come on and everything stops working. Let it sit overnight, next day engine light is on. Let it sit again then it will go off. This is the first time it had had a chime with it while driving.



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Either bad cluster or loss of power at the cluster need to have the cel checked

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This sounds like a bad connection on the battery. Check that both cables are tight and not corroded especially the ground.

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Hello, This problem results from the Temperature information not going to the ECM. In short, your car needs to know it needs the "Cold engine" cycle to kick in. This cycle sort of acts like a choke with respect to enriching fuel requirements, but also changes the timing for Cold start conditions.

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check what kind of code you have,could be speed sensor.

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