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Is it normal that the odometer and clock display always stay on even after the key has been removed?

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Yes.They have delay relay.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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    But for how long? Ours was on this morning...

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Where is the delay relay for the clock in my 2002 jetta the clock a n odometer stay on even after i take out the key


That's always on (displaying) and the only way to shut that off is by removing an internal rechargeable battery. Even when you unplug the wire harness it will store the odometer reading although the time will be lost.

When you buy a new speedo head used or brand new, it should only have 100mi or less so you can write your original odometer readout to the replacement. Above that you can't write and eventually have to start from 101mi as your reading.

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To reset the message displays, turn the ignition switch on. Press and hold the odometer reset button "A" located below the speedometer. Turn off the ignition while holding the button. "OEL" will display on the indicator. Press and hold the lower digital clock reset button "B" until five dashes appear in the display. If needed, press the odometer reset button until "IN 01" appears and then press the clock reset button until five dashes appear. If needed, press the odometer reset button until "IN 02" is displayed and then press the clock reset button until five dashes appear. To exit reset mode, turn the ignition switch on and when "IN 01" appears, turn the ignition switch off.



1. Switch ignition ON.
2. Press and hold odometer reset button below speedometer.
3. Switch ignition OFF and release odometer reset button. OEL will now
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4. Press and hold the lower digital clock set button or the analog clock set
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6. If necessary, repeat procedure to reset IN 02 (30,000 mile maintenence)
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7. To end reset mode: switch ignition ON; when display IN 01 appears, switch ignition OFF.

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