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If anyone can help, i would appreciate.
As you can see, I am in a bit over my head on this instrument problem.
So, I did unplug and remove the cluster.
Then replaced the same one.
The odometer, etc, does not readout any longer.
I did not do adequate research before diving in and now having questions about the coding So after purchasing a replacement 'used' cluster, how does the mileage get input so as to reflect the accurate mileage?
Is there a source other than the instrument LED that is recording vehicle mileage? Can it be "coded" into the replacement part?
How? Do I need to go to someone equipped with a diagnostic tool/computer capability?
Only thing I can find in Bentley is removal replacement of coding plug.
No explanations about the function or programming.
Any insight is greatly appreciated.
The reason I started this is that the LED readout was going caddywaumpus at times.
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