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2001 Chrysler T&C after a jump the speedometer pegged. It tries to reset clockwise when the key is turned on but its stopped by the peg. How to unwind??

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Follow these steps: need 1 phillips head screw driver
1. There is a plastic piece that needs to pop up that sits over your steering wheel column. you may have to use a little force. It is only a snapped on piece.
2. this reveals 2 screws that need to come out as well as the the 2 screws up high on the black plastic bezel that encapulates the guages. wiggle the bezel out slowly.
3. there are 2 screws on the clear lens at the lower right and left sides. take these out. pop that clear lens off.
4. take the needle and spin it back around.
put all three plastic peices back on and your done.

What i dont know is why this happens. looks like some electric short as you start the car. this is the second time it has done it to me. I did this THIS MORNING in about 10 minutes.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

  • pete pickett Sep 27, 2009

    DISREGARD THAT TOP MESSAGE. I found a site that says to HOLD DOWN THE BLACK PLASTIC TRIP METER RESET FOR 10 SEC and let it go into a diagnostic mode. Do this with the van OFF. it's pretty cool! That will fix it!

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