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Old 06-07-2008, 11:30 AM   #1
Tom MY03
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Default Fuel Gauge and Odometer Staying On

I was cleaning off my battery terminals last night and grounded the battery with the wrench while I was tightening the nuts back up. So there was a spark and and a pop as excepted. Now with the car off the fuel gauge and odometer stay on. I'm guessing a relay is shot and is stuck in an open circuit. I'm just not sure which one it is or where it would be located. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 06-07-2008, 12:55 PM   #2
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I believe that is how they are made to function, mine always has since day one.
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Old 06-10-2008, 12:31 PM   #3
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my gas gaue always stays in the same spot when the car is off, and the digits always stay on on the odemtor.

your fine.
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Old 06-11-2008, 11:14 AM   #4
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....for our model year, this is normal. For later years I believe the odometer does not stay on but the gas gauge will still show the level when the key is removed.
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