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'91 electronic gauges: Trip Odo

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ntsqd, Aug 14, 2006.

  1. ntsqd

    ntsqd 1/2 ton status

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    Mine won't reset. Just to clarify, it should push in to reset?

    Seems like a small thing, but I'm used to resetting on every full tank and this makes me crazy.
     
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    I think you have to turn the knob to reset it, not just push it in. I never use mine in either of my K5's though.
     
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    Push+turn.

    its a workout to reset mine though. and i never do it anymore as i know what im getting(mpg) with mine.
     
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    It's official. Twist and turn. One way zeros it and the other just clocks it up.
     
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    Guess I'm going to have to take mine apart then. Won't move when I try to push it. :(
     
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    Twist baby twist! No twisty either?
     
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    Just re-checked, can twist in either direction until your fingers bleed with no effect.
     
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    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    You can try putting some sideways force on it while you twist/push, they were poor designs.

    I guess the small plastic gears tend to strip. I've had little luck disassembling the speedo's and fixing anything in them, I just get another used one. :)
     
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    See now, that isn't what I wanted to hear.















    Aboot what I expected though. Oh well.......
     
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    I seem to remember the one in my '90 (90-91 are the DRAC trucks, right?) was like that. I just clocked mileage on the gas receipts -- easier than trying to fix the thing.

    -- A
     
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    I have to have my tongue out just right ,pressure in the right direction ,or it skips.
     
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    My '91 'Burb shure the stank is.
     

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