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It's been a while since I had it apart, but I believe there are a total of 12 screws, 6 for the protective panel, 6 for the board itself) 3. *Carefully* My son left the ignition turned to on (not accessory) and left overnight. the pins get oxidized over time and loose voltage so use a pin and plastic safe electronics cleaner to clean each one. If a problem exists, the system will display diagnostic trouble codes. Source

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Thank you to the ones who posted this originally. One of my friends tried cleaning it, but it caused more problems. The dash is not working because there is a short. I got mine to the point where merely tapping the side of the connector with my fingertip would make the panel kick in and out.

Put it back together and all is well. Once you have the cluster out, inspect both circuit boards arefully and thoroughly for lose solder points, or cracked solder points.Some people found them on the large CB - the one Then use a razor blade to scrape each male pin(on all sides as good as you can) in the other part of the connector then respray to clear debris and blow 2000 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working Loading...

If it doesn't come back to life I check the fuses if there o.k. 1999 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working Try just wiggling the connector around with the ignition switch in the "Run" position (second detent) and see if you can get the panel to light up. I am in the process of replacing the BCM... http://www.topix.com/forum/autos/dodge-grand-caravan/TENNSFH3GS5KF65R3 Please include your USERNAME and the EMAIL YOU REGISTERED WITH to speed up your request.

StandOnCliff is offline Quick Reply StandOnCliff View Public Profile Visit StandOnCliff's homepage! 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working taskrov06-18-2006, 11:34 PMI had the same problem. Alphabravo07-13-2009, 10:32 PMTo the original post of this thread. Is all this related, or am I dealing with a plethora of problems?) :confuse: 0 · Share on Facebook cardisciple Posts: 3 July 2009 Well, I tried a BCM (same part

1999 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working

dodge grand caravan gauges and dashlights dont work Posted in the Dodge Grand Caravan Forum Leave a Comment Track Replies Comments 1 - 9 of 9 Comments Last updated Aug 17, http://www.justanswer.com/dodge/1h9xd-1998-dodge-caravan-gauges-stop-working-gas-amount-odometer.html Doubt he's around anymore. 1998 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Removal Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Repair They are hard to spot, so just redo them all.

The 999 would indicate that at the moment when the self test ran there were no internal problems evident in the cluster.This is kind of inconclusive; it doesn't mean that there this contact form I would like to know of any additional steps I should take in correcting the gauge problem.Thanks.Customeredited>39729.5862834838 Expert: Steve replied8 years ago. In this case it was a pink wire and red with white. When I reconnected it worked (the pcm controls the grounds -1st time was a pia- starter wouldn't work-relay lost ground and no fire), it does have a serial or version number- 1998 Plymouth Voyager Instrument Cluster Not Working

Now it has been off for 2 weeks. All i did then was use a fine tip hand soldering iron ( really cheap to by may be 15 dollars ) Heating up solder ,it took a while for it Try also to unplug the ABS, Airbag, HVAC, PCM, TCM modules etc and if while unplugging these the gauges come back, you just found your problem. have a peek here Hi there, both needles are stuck UNDER the peg, just went to check after reading your post, that's weird, it means that the needles raced forward until they got stuck under

It was a stupid decision taken by them... 0 · Share on Facebook cardisciple Posts: 3 July 2009 I have scanned through the messages of related problems, but none are quite 2001 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Problems If no problem exists the code 999 (End Test) will momentarily appear
If a fault code 110 or 111 appears after this test it indicates an internal cluster fault is I also check the wire harnesess and they look good to.

Also, if the gauges go flat while I have the vechile in park, as soon as I shift it into a gear all the gauges come back on again.Hitting the dash

Yesterday 05:27 PM by Diode Dynamics 178 87 Attachment(s) The Rebuilding Has... I have a 96 voyager and mine does it all the time. They did not tell me this until I told them no on the replacement. 1999 Chrysler Town And Country Instrument Cluster asotovx06-15-2004, 12:15 AMMy 2000 gr.

I need to figure this out asap! :confuse: 0 · Share on Facebook jantt5914 Posts: 1 July 2009 Do you know of anyone in the Winston Salem, NC area that knows If not, you didn't enter diag mode (all the bulbs will proof out normally when the key is turned to run, that doesn't signify anything).If the needles are under the pegs, Good luck! Check This Out First time I removed the pcm and disconnected the battery for 8 hrs (read on a convertible forum-resets pcm completely).

Anyone with any help for me would be appreciated. Steve is online now 1998 Dodge Caravan: gauges..stop working..gas amount, odometer This answer was rated: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Sometimes all the gauges in my 1998 Dodge Caravan stop You can activate the bus voltages by opening doors and trunks. Nothing happens when ignition key is turned.

john Jackson, MI #7 Sep 5, 2008 it is the instrument cluster if you can pound the top of your dash with your hand and the gauges turn off and on. Judged: 22 1 Reply » Report Abuse Judge it! StandOnCliff is offline Quick Reply StandOnCliff View Public Profile Visit StandOnCliff's homepage! First I had already tried the fuse and even disconnecting the battery for a while, no change.

Try this, go to the fuse box under the hood, there is a 10 amp fuse all the way to the right (furthest from front bumper) labelled memory IOD or something Then the windshield wipers. I read JMcconnell say something about a replacement BCM offered by Chrysler? Working...

Sign in 11 Loading... Put your best Hindu accent on this, "What do you do when your guages do not work? Just when I think I have isolated the problem (and determined that another circuit is A-OK), that problem goes away and another suddenly arises.... HULP!

His speedometer on his 2002 Dodge Caravan minivan stopped working today for no reason whatsoever. I will give this a try. I'm pretty good at gauging speed but not good enough to want to do this much longer... 0 · Share on Facebook nancywvnrs Posts: 2 November 2009 how can I replace this is what the dealer told me to do.

I figured the cluster was the problem, pulled it and replaced it with one from a junkyard.