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Old 11-06-2013, 05:30 PM   #1
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Dashboard volt and speedometer

97 TJ 4cyl 5speed manual. No recent work on anything electrical.

On my way home my battery volt meter went to zero and twice my speedometer went past 100 then went back to normal. The volt meter stayed at zero the entire way home. She drove home fine, no problems. When I got home I shut her off and restarted the volt meter was on the low marker of normal.

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Old 11-07-2013, 03:56 AM   #2
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Old 12-09-2013, 05:17 PM   #3
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I am having the same issue with my '03 Rubi, my spedo says im doing 50-60 MPH more than I am doing. No issue w volt guage.

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Old 12-09-2013, 07:01 PM   #4
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It could be a bad connection from the dash to the gauge cluster. That's what caused my gauges to go nuts. Started occasionally, then increased in frequency before I finally pulled the dash to clean and tweak the connections. Hasn't happened since and that was about 4 years ago. The next time it happens, push hard on your gauge cluster and see if that has any effect on your gauges. Is it does, this is likely your problem. It's a 15 minute fix to pull the cluster and put back together.
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:31 AM   #5
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Mine turned out to be a slow dying alternator. I replaced it and all is well.
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