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Sign Up Forgot Your Password? They called me and told me it was the Gauge cluster that was bad and it would ONLY be $430 parts $100 labor + tax to replace. sdbiggreen9407-01-2009, 01:30 PMTo the original post of this thread. boufarik05-14-2008, 02:33 AMi had the same problem, dealer told me BCM but the problem was the ac panel, disconected the plug and it work fine now, dont go to the dealer. http://camtronics.net/instrument-cluster/1998-dodge-grand-caravan-gauges-not-working.html

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I will give this a try. More Dodge Grand Caravan News from Topix » Liechtenstein News Real-Time News Explore More Topix US News US Cities List World News World Countries List Celebrities Business Finance Autos Sports P0743 says it is the torque converter clutch/solenoid circuit. Posting Quick Reply - Please WaitPosting Quick Reply - Please Wait « Previous Thread | Next Thread Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 4 (0 members and 4 guests) User

Vehicle wiring advice You are in the right track in checking the BCM but make sure the plug in terminals to the body control module (BCM) is tight and clean. First tell us what Make you're interested in. I found mine for around $100, although mine is in one of the pins (possibly wire to female connector i'm guessing as this would make a difference when I wiggle the 2000 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working After reading forum after forum about the same problem I finally told my mechcanic to change the cluster panel.

whatever my problem is, it is due to one or more of the pins not making connection- it has done this 3 times since late last year. This feature is not available right now. Dodge Grand Caravan Discussions Title Updated Last By Comments 2002 Dodge GC Sport, Headlight headache (Oct '08) Thu loving3694 71 Have your headlights flicker/flash while driving? (Jan '09) Nov 7 MyDGCclimbsMtns http://www.carcomplaints.com/Dodge/Caravan/1998/accessories-interior/instrument_cluster_stops_working_occasionally.shtml RIP01-13-2015, 05:50 PMSorry,I meant to direct my reply to Rraamm2.

Oh, and the rear wipers/defrost and recirc/AC buttons don't work even with the fuse in. 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working A lot of times this can be fixed by simply pulling the IOD which basically resets the BCM . Some say the BCM is the problem but that seems to be an expensive repair that, in some cases, has not corrected the problem. START and RUN no problem.Also tried unplugging the cluster again and seeing if the car would actually run wuthout it plugged in.

1999 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Not Working

The fuel, temp,tach, and speed gauges do not work. you can try this out The solution was to take out the panel and resolder all connections. 1998 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Removal I just bought a new battery and it has been fine since. Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Repair Instead of pulling that fuse try hitting the top of the dash, this should bring the gauges back.

Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. this contact form The dash is not working because there is a short. Dodgetalk actually had some suggestions to try - which I did - and now seem to not have anymore trouble. TWO things here, they could have told me that the temp fix BEFORE the $530 price, That way if it went out again I MIGHT have gone back to them to 1998 Plymouth Voyager Instrument Cluster Not Working

take the connector off carfully to prevent breaking the solder and the little ears that lock the connector into place. Now they will NEVER get my business because I feel they tried to get the $ from me w/o the option. They said it was complaining about the EGR system, but the engine runs just fine. have a peek here If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

As the problems are intermittent, I have no faith that all my diagnostics of various circuits bear any relevance from one moment to the next. 2001 Dodge Caravan Instrument Cluster Problems Austin Massee 202,637 views 9:24 Dodge Caravan Voyager Instrument Cluster Removal - Duration: 6:14. Sign in to add this video to a playlist.

Thanks for the good advice and the cheap fix.

His suggested fix worked perfectly on my 2000 Dodge Caravan that had no power to cluster.The problem was a shorting out melting connection behind the heater control switch on the double I remember when we first got it everything lit up on the dash and heat- a/c and radio but now only the light clusters and some of the dash lights come A garage shop can also verify for you if there is a square wave across those 2 bus wires. 1999 Chrysler Town And Country Instrument Cluster Got progressively worse, and left me stranded in the most inconvenient places many times.

Sorry to be slow in getting back to you.The panel started working yesterday. Sometimes the Check Engine light would come on, but would eventually go out on its own. The middle one had one of the pins BLACK as if it had been shorted at some point. Check This Out This happened to mine like 4 years ago , pulled the IOD and have never seen the problem again .

shiNer4503-30-2004, 01:37 PMhi there i have a 2000 caravan that had this same problem a year ago, i took mine to a dealer in my area who is excellent, after buying Today 12:03 AM by no_common_sense 3 I dropped my truck and... scottw04-01-2004, 12:30 PMMine goes out from time to time but I can always get it back. Enter Username Enter Numbers Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such

Did some research and testing; discovered that if I pulled the 20A fuse for the rear window wiper, the tach, odometer and gear indicators would work, but the speedometer, temp and Read on a forum that a 300 ohm resistor on the Body Control Module circuit board would open causing the whole problem. Thanks for your comment!