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Old 09-25-2002, 12:59 AM   #1
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Default Spedometer doesn't work!?!?

I installed an Indiglo dash kit on my Bonnie, now the spedo, trip meter and odometer don't work . Is this some sort of security measure GM installed to stop people from turning back the miles on thier cars If so, what do I do now HELP I need to get my car inspected soon, it'* not gonna pass with this problem.
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Your car has either one or two connectors. Both of these were probably too short in harness length to see properly when aligning. If you didn't forget a connector, and because of the 'blind' assembly, it'* possible you didn't have it completely aligned when you pushed it back together. My maintenance manual (Chilton) is very specific on this point for your year of car. Check for proper engagement of all connectors, and bent pins. If all this fails to fix the problem, I'm thinking something electronic is going on.....you might want to disconnect your battery for several minutes and then re-connect it.

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Wilwren'* probally right, if it worked before you took it out then you probally got a loose or disconnected connector on the back of the cluster.
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Yep, bent pins..thanks.
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Good. You owe me one. Come over Sunday and help me change my PMV so I can get my ABS working again.

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