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#1 (permalink) Old 03-24-2006, 12:03 PM
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Fuel, Temp and Tacho all died

Hi,

this is my first post here.

Driving along yesterday and the fuel, temp, tacho and fuel economy guages all went dead.

Just wondering whether people think this could be a simple blown fuse or whether it is a problem with the SI board?

Any help is much appreciated
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It is probably a problem with the SI Board, if nothing else is inoperational.

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thanks,

have checked fuses all fine,

From what i have read in forums the batteries might be dead.

I have not had all the SI lights on though.
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I have not had all the SI lights on though.

They won't ALL be lit at once. Is the red OR yellow lights on? is "inspection" lit?

When my SI batteries went dead the MPG gauge would not work...

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Sounds like the SI board and/or SI board batteries have died.
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Sounds like a popped fuse.
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