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Old 02-17-2011, 09:37 PM   #1
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Default 2001 Buick Regal display celcius instead of Fahrenheit.

Ambient air temp on digital climate control reads in celcius. Anyone know how to change this to fahrenheit???
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Try this.

Press and hold the recirculation button. Then press the
temperature up ("+") button to switch between degrees Celsius & Fahrenheit on the Climate Control Temperature and Instrument Panel Outside Temperature
displays.
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Dan,

Tried this and it doesn't seem to do anything. Any more suggestions????

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Let me look a bit more.
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Found this in the service manual.

Cluster is set up for Canadian usage, easily determined by using the Tech 2 and entering cluster data and scrolling to English/metric. If the cluster data displays metric the cluster must be exchanged, replaced.
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Thanks for the info Dan! I've had this car for 5 yrs. and this just happen. I had the battery unhooked when I replaced intake gaskets. This is when I noticed that it was reading in celsius.
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You can try taking a look at your owners manual, there may be a procedure in there. If not you may need to go to a dealership. That bulletin I posted up sounds like a tech2 is needed to scroll threw the options.
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Already checked the owners manual. I don't have a tech 2. May have to take to dealer.
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Tech2 cost over $2000, not to many people do have them.
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kindda dumb and not sure if it will work, but do you have a DIC (drivers information center) in your car? I beleive you can go into that and change setting from metric to english..so from Celsius to Fahrenheit

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