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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working


horn stopped workin... Thank you to the ones who posted this originally. They found a bad ground! Any time the panel was dead, the ((ABS)) warning light was on full-time while the engine was running. Source

Before we look at the problem area, I'll show you the front of the cluster. Add to Want to watch this again later? Dodge has had so much trouble with this part that they will no longer sell one over the counter to anyone. - Jon B., Southfield, MI, USA Send Comment Add Complaint Once loose, pull it toward you and rotate the top out a bit to get a hand in behind the unit to release the connector.

98 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working

Find out more about our advertising opportunities. These are permanently married to their bases, so do not try to pull them apart. I found your website and tried some of the quick fixes. I have no power on the panel does not show mileage, RPM's and gas level.

Help! Snap the board out of the module so you can get at the back side of it. (There are spring-loaded connectors on board that snap over the pins on the backs housetwofull04-11-2006, 02:21 AMI have a 98 dodge caravan with the gauges not working. Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Removal It's been dead now for a couple years, and you're sick of it.

These pins are the ones directly opposite the red connector you had to struggle with earlier on the outside of the circuit board. Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Repair Austin Massee 202,637 views 9:24 Dodge Caravan Voyager Instrument Cluster Removal - Duration: 6:14. Once you've taken care of this problem child, follow that big trace and re-solder every single other joint attached to it. With this in hand, you should be able to get this issue taken care of.

The battery cable had some corrosion which was repaired and a new terminal installed. 1998 Dodge Caravan Gauges Not Working CarComplaints.com: Car complaints, car problems and defect information Latest News Nov 10: Audi 'Defeat Device' Lawsuit Targets 3-Liter Gasoline Vehicles Nov 6: New Audi Defeat Device Found? The engine turns over real good, but will not fire. All TSBs to be made public.

Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Repair

Ed- It was a salvage with 150,000 miles on it. Can you lock and unlock all doors from the driver's door lock cylinder? 98 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working If you need help on it just leave me a message . 1999 Dodge Caravan Dashboard Not Working Now it has been off for 2 weeks.

The instrument panel light bulbs are pushed into this circuit board. http://camtronics.net/dodge-caravan/2000-dodge-caravan-instrument-cluster-not-working.html Mary Galax, VA #3 Apr 21, 2013 Thanks Ron! HI Ed- Please send me the information. On the front side of the circuit board (the opposite side from the connector), there was a crack (looked like a halo) in the solder joint that corresponded to the ground 2000 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working

If not, the problem lies elsewhere. A single pair of wires running throughout the vehicle enables this. Both had power and the ground, black with green, was fine. http://camtronics.net/dodge-caravan/2000-dodge-grand-caravan-instrument-cluster-not-working.html dodgefamily View Public Profile Send a private message to dodgefamily Find all posts by dodgefamily #2 08-28-2005, 01:40 AM hemipower1984 Rookie Join Date: Aug 2005 Posts: 80 RE:

The engine turns over real good, but will not fire. 2001 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Problems Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Marie, ON, canada Send Comment Add Complaint problem #3 Nov 102009 Caravan 3.2L Automatic transmission300,000 miles Its insane the gauges come and go as they please.

The dash is not working because there is a short.

More specifically, your van most likely won't start because of one tiny and utterly avoidable issue: your instrument cluster has bad solder joints. You don't want to either strip the holes or crack the board. 9. Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX are good that you actually inherited someone else's misery in this case. 1998 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Removal no gauges, no signals, and my odometer was about 50 clicks fewer.

I have a 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES with a 3.8 motor. 1. Auto Electric professional said its probably a Body Control Module. Log in My Account | Sign up Logout CarComplaints.com on Facebook CarComplaints.com on Twitter CarComplaints.com on Mobile Home Resources News Investigations Recalls Search Complaints Update Carcomplaints Add Complaints Show the: Recent http://camtronics.net/dodge-caravan/2005-dodge-grand-caravan-instrument-cluster-not-working.html ScannerDanner 132,840 views 26:53 Loading more suggestions...

I will have to search for a more honest dealer, fortunatly I live in a city with 5-6 dealers that can service dodge caravans. It's really quite simple... Then the lights went out. LunchBoxDon05-18-2004, 12:37 PMI have a 98 Grand Caravan with the same problem.

all resumed working.thanks for posting. It can be disconnected or just left in place like the picture shows. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. EricTheCarGuy 1,193,512 views 16:51 Dodge Caravan (01-03) Instrument Panel light replacement (How To) - Duration: 12:25.

MotorCity Mechanic 92,280 views 2:15 How to Replace Dashboard Lights (In Depth) - Duration: 17:54. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Chrysler Instrument Cluster Repair Austin Massee SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe230230 Loading... Sounds like maybe I have something different going on if your van didn't stop running. But first, in case you're in need of some light bulb replacing, here's a look at the two kinds used in this cluster: PC74 and PC194.

And most of all, have lots of patience and faith, for they will be tested by these random electrical gremlins.