Having problems with your 2000 Dodge Caravan ?
Everything works except the gages and the odometer when I start my 1999 Caravan.
It can be a cluster problem or maybe an electrical problem check to make sure your having a current through the electrical first before guessing. Also check your users manual if you have a fuse for it and make sure it needs to be replaced.
This is a common problem with 1996-2000 Caravans. The fix is to\015\012disassemble the dashboard, remove the instrument cluster and resolder\015\012the connectors between the two circuit boards on the cluster. Usually\015\012you can see a black ring around one or more of the pins going through\015\012the circuit board. This is know as a cold solder joint. This means\015\012doing some dis-assembly of the cluster too. It may sound hard to do,\015\012but it is a lot easier than shelling out hundreds of dollars to\015\012mechanics who can't find the problem. Having a Philips head screwdriver\015\012(+), soldering gun and a bit of solder, the job took me (not a\015\012mechanic) about 1.5 hours to do this from start to finish. It has been\015\012over a year now with no problems with the gages.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 2000 Dodge Caravan
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