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I just purchased the little beauty and I'm trying to get things working on it. Major issue is odometers aren't working and the backup lights are out. Need "how to's" for both.

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If it is not a digital odo, which I do not believe it is, does the speedometer work ? if not i would check out the output speed sensor on the transmission. If the speedometer does work give this company a shout they may be able to help you out.

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Is the odometer digital? (does it display numbers on a screen?) If so, check the fuses, assuming you haven't already. Same thing for the backup lights. And, believe it or not, they could both be on the same fuse.
Fuses are usually by your left knee while driving. There might also be some under the hood, usually in front of the driver, but not always.

Posted on Apr 21, 2015

Testimonial: "odometer and trip odometer are analog, rolling numbers. Have checked the interior fuses and on the lid it shows "Tail" but nothing indicating which part. The brake and signal lights do work well. I will check the engine compartment fuses."

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2015

    Thank you Spencer

  • Spencer Frasher Apr 23, 2015

    Oh, my bad! I misread "odometer" as "speedometer". And since it is analog, please disregard.

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