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Old 01-13-2011, 09:21 PM   #1
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Help! my control panel quits working

I bought my 98 wrangler almost a year ago and right after I noticed that my gauges on my control panel will stop working all at once. my speedometer,odometer and gas gauge mainly. I tried reseting it and no changer. I have to turn my turn signal to the right to get them to start working again.
any opinions?

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Old 01-13-2011, 09:25 PM   #2

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Have you checked the connection behind the dash, I think its all in one plug as I recall.

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Old 01-13-2011, 09:25 PM   #3
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hummm check connection and ground.
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Old 01-13-2011, 09:26 PM   #4
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Connector on the back of the gauge cluster. Happens. Pull the gauge cluster clean the connector, apply some dielectric grease and re connect is securely.
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:59 PM   #5
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Thanks for all the help guys. Are yall sure I'm not going to have to replace my whole cluster? The previous owner gave me a replacement cluster. I'm worried i may loose my odometer mileage.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:00 PM   #6
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Happens to mine every so often, loose connection...I can just smack the top of the dash and they fix themselves lol it's not a jeep unless you have to hit something to make it work! Figure I'll pull the whole dash apart when i re do the speakers/radio so i'll wait to fix it

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