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The digital odometer reads "error" and the engine hrs.screen reset itself to zero. Can I reset the computer by diconnecting the battery?

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Yes take your battery terminals off and hold them together for about 10 seconds that will reset your computer.

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My 2004 Chevrolet Silverado Engine hours has reset to 0 odometer is reading ERROR and the Tripometer is not working

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I have a 2004 chevy silverado 4.8 V8 and the drivers information center (DIC) is marking odometer error...what do i do?

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