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Old November 9th, 2008, 08:58   #2
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Location: Wallace, NC
Fuel Economy: 63 MPG/56/47 (2nd tank) '02 Sedab

Originally Posted by gebbeth
Both the clock and Trip Odometer reset to 12:00 and 0 respectively whenever the ignition is turned off. The main mileage odometer seems ok. Any ideas?
__. These items need to have full-time battery power to function correctly. I'm guessing a bad battery, loose connections or grounds, or a bad ignition switch. It's like you're disconnecting the battery every time you switch it off. The main odo is "phantom powered" - otherwise, it would go back to "0" every time you changed the battery.
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