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Old 21 Jun 2013, 11:21 pm
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Ok I have an 03 turbo model. A couple of weeks ago I had to replace the heater core (what a PIA) and when I put the gauge cluster back in I did it wrong. The only way that made sense the plug ended up upside down. I didnt realize the plug sits in the inner bezel Well now the fuel gauge jumps up to full then drops to empty, the tank has been filled up. Did I burn up the gauge or relay? I bought a relay but cant figure out where it goes Anyone had this issue? What could it be? Any help is appreciated, Thank you.
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Old 22 Jun 2013, 12:35 pm
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Bump- I don't know. Could you DL the FSM (factory Service Manuals) that're floating around and use Chrysler's diagnostics?
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Old 22 Jun 2013, 02:22 pm
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Is it just the fuel gauge jumping? I saw a video on youtube where a guy had a problem with his fuel and temp gauges jumping to full when the car was running. He ended up fixing it and posted in the description the way to fix it.

I finally fixed my issue with the gauges. Turns out that I was supposed to make a diagram of my needles position before I take everything apart. When getting ready to replace, keep cover off and put instrument cluster back in dash. Turn key to acc, and place needles back in just the way you have on the diagram. Turn car off, put everything back together and you should be all set. Thanks.
Here is the video I pulled this from.

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