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I think I need to replace my odometer. How does one go black??? At night, I can somewhat see the odometer. Is this a reflection from the other light bulbs in the cluster panel or is there the light buld by/ near the odometer that makes it glow? Or do I have to place the odometer itself. If so, keeping the true mileage is very important. Does a repair shop need to "recalibrate" or reset the actual mileage? What is the procedure here? Thanks
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I had this problem in my E36. Basically you have a light bulb out.



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Yea I guess that would help. 1997 M3.
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Funny, my E36 was also a 1997 M3.



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So It was only a light buld. Not the actual odometer that lights up?
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There's a light bulb behind the odo that needs to be replaced.



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