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    Speedometer needle stuck on wrong side of pin

    I took my gauge cluster out to change the bulbs. When I drove it to work, I noticed that the speedometer needle is on the wrong side of the pin (the one that keeps the need from reading below 0 MPH). Everything else works, including the odometer. Anyone deal with this? It's for the '01 Voyager with the 3.3l.
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    Do a search. It has been covered before in here. Mine has done it a few times. Did not fix it, just drove it and it fixed itself. Oh yea, my real fix was: MAKE AN APPOINTMENT with the dealer to have it fixed. The day came to take it in and it was working that morning BEFORE I took it in, and has work in over a year and a half since, with no problems.
    You know the drill. It is working so we can do nothing here at the service department.
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    Very simple fix. I believe on your van you have just a single button to reset the trip/odometer.

    With the van off and key removed, just hold that button down until the cluster begins its Reset/Diagnostic. The gauges will start dancing and reset back to normal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pappy View Post
    Very simple fix. I believe on your van you have just a single button to reset the trip/odometer.

    With the van off and key removed, just hold that button down until the cluster begins its Reset/Diagnostic. The gauges will start dancing and reset back to normal.
    This is probably the easiest fix that I've ever received on a forum…just push a button. I've been actively involved on this forum for some time and this is the first I've heard of this diagnostic. The dashboard Christmas light show is pretty cool too. Thanks!
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    I had a Ford F-150 rental truck do the same thing. It also wasn't adding miles.

    However, guilt took over. For grins, I reset the trip odometer, and Viola! It was fixed.
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    That is so simple. I'm amazed at what you can find out here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackOnBlackCobra96 View Post
    This is probably the easiest fix that I've ever received on a forum…just push a button. I've been actively involved on this forum for some time and this is the first I've heard of this diagnostic. The dashboard Christmas light show is pretty cool too. Thanks!
    thanks it worked for me too , you made me very happy.

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    1 out of 1 members found this post helpful.
    When I received my new cluster the needles were on the wrong side of the pin after shipping. All I had to do was to turn the cluster upside down and let gravity put the needle back on the correct side of the pin. I suspect when it was removed that gravity let the pin get on the wrong side. The needle is not restrained by a spring and the elctronics will put it back in place on the right side of the pin through a cluster reset as described in earlier posts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackOnBlackCobra96 View Post
    I took my gauge cluster out to change the bulbs. When I drove it to work, I noticed that the speedometer needle is on the wrong side of the pin (the one that keeps the need from reading below 0 MPH). Everything else works, including the odometer. Anyone deal with this? It's for the '01 Voyager with the 3.3l.
    Ya been out *burying* the needle again...'eh?

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    I have, but not so far that the needle has jumped the pin.
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