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Gauge problems I replaced the cluster on my 1996 e320 after that the car wont read temperature, rpm, mph, and fan is on after u open the switch at all times , brakes lights are on , abs , esp, check engine too . So what can I do at this time or need to go straight to the dealer

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Go to the Dealer they need to do a diagnostic test and they also need to cancel the lights on the on board compter.

Posted on Dec 29, 2013

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Check VSS Vehicule Speed Sensor wire may be corroted, bad connection or faulty; if 2wd the adaptor is located on the extension housing of the transmission (left side)
if 4wd look on transfer case extension (left side)

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Try first unplugging battery cable for ten minutuse, to reset ECM, and do a scan again, there are too many unrelated error codes at the same time

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SOURCE: temperature gauge is high but radiatior fan is working

The next thing and cheapest to check is the thermostat,then radiator and hoses.

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SOURCE: ABS/ ESP light came on on my 2000 E320 / Brake lights not working

my friend had the same and he justreplace the brake switch.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: ESP & ABS light comming on all the time

you should have the ESC/ABS module scanned for DTC's.

here are the 2 most likely causes.

1. low brake fluid
2. sticking/siezing brake lamp switch

at the dealership i see the brake lamp switches go bad left & right on a lot of the newer hyundai's. are your brake lights working?

Posted on May 11, 2009

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