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No odometer light, other drl functions ok on 1997-2005 Buick Century?

no odometer illuminate, can't see milage

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I had the same problem. Before resorting to taking everything apart, try pressing the trip odometer reset button. I was curious to see if it would work. Apparently, changing the display from ODO to Trip ODO, reset the circuit. My display is working without replacing the resistors or taking my dash apart!

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yeah but more commonly you will need to perform repair

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dude....you're a genius. it worked!!!!

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Worked for me too! Who says there is nothing good on the internet!!!! Thanks Jeremy!!

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Didn't work for me? I have a 2000 Chrysler Town and country changed the cluster board, but still nothing? Help and no gauges?

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Here is a link to aforum discuion and cure for your problem Good luck Ralph

http://www.realworldautomotive.com/forum...

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just a couple of bad resistors, cost me $1 for a pack of 5, and you only have to replace 4 of them. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84FAjLxoK... that'll talk you through it

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mine had 3 of 4 and need replacement

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Try pressing the ODO/Trip ODO button first. It resets the circuit. My light came back on as soon as I tried it. It will save you much time and headache!

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Fixed it last night after watching a youtube video http://youtu.be/ebTS25sNOHQ buying a 5 pk of resisters at Radio Shack and watching a video on how to solder and purchasing a soldering iron and metal to solder. soldering http://youtu.be/I_NU2ruzyc4

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This happened in my car, the above links are true. There are some crappy resistors inside of the instrument panel, replace them and you are good to go!

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Havent tried yet but im going to. Im going to have to take dash apart. Pushing button doent work for me. i dred it.

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The reset button works but then it cuts back off evertime i start the car back up

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Didnit continue to track miles while it was out? I may be buying a Buick that has this issue. The sticker on the window says oil change is due in a couple weeks or 89,000 miles. I’m curious if I fix it, if it will show 127k on the odometer meaning the guy had the sticker made up or if the sticker is legit, it will show the ~89k on the odometer.

Basically, my question is, if it burned out at 100 miles and you drove for 300 miles then fixed it, will it show 100 miles or the correct 400 Miles?

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It will show the correct 400 miles. The failure only involves illumination, not function.

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