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Short in the odometer

Is there any way to fix the short in the odometer? I know at least two other people with this same issue. Its hard to track mileage or even figure your MPG when you can only see the odometer light up sparatically.


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Better just to get another one from a salvage yard. real easy to change out vs. sending it off to be rebuilt

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Here is the fix for this. I did mine on a '99 Expedition, took about 30mins, easy to follow the instructions and pictures given by dakota_viking on
You'll need these tools. 9/32 or 7mm sockets, 15-Torqx bit or a tiny socket may even work, a flathead screwdriver.
You'll need a simple soldering iron/pencil, 30Watt is plenty.
Most auto parts stores and even wall-mart have these around $6-7. Soft cloth to place between dash plastic and screwdriver or other pry tool.
Save yourself @ $300.

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