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Alot of times when I start my truck, the rpm gauge is between 3-5000 rpm....now my spedometer is at 150 when I start my truck and the battery gauge is wound out....any ideas what the problem is?

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DEFECTIVE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER,GET ANOTHER ONE.IF YOU TURN KEY OFF AND ON SEVERAL TIMES IT MIGTH MAKE THE NEEDLES GO BACK,BUT THIS IS ONLY A TEMPORARY FIX.

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All in all to get this baby back on the road at full force could run you 200 to around 500 dollars. Then depending on the mechanic the labor is more.

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Your instrument is bad, The spiral coil for the needle is alraedy out ot calibration therefore it has been jumping around. Even they reset, it already been stretching. It needs a new one.
Don't waste mony for the reset.
It is probebly expensive from dealer plus labor. Just to check out the price,
You can get a used one from ebay for $85. However, you need to know how to replace it. Let me know it you need any help.
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It sounds like this happens all of a sudden when driving given that the speedometer and RPM go down, you say, and for this, please review the following article that addresses the possible causes of your engine's abrupt/sudden dying while driving at this link:

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Also, since your gauges go down while driving, in addition to the probable causes mentioned in the article linked above, your problem may be a bad alternator according to this article on the sudden loss of a gauge reading while driving:

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