THERE IS CLEARLY SOME SERIOUS KNOWLEDGE HERE

  • Tiny
  • richard991958
  • 2001 Dodge Caravan
  • 111,434 miles

There is clearly some serious knowledge here.
I have an 01 caravan. The battery is tapping out to nothing within a half day. Checked with an ammeter; instrument panel is drawing 1.3A. Disconnected the fuse, van starts like a champ. Anything I can do short of replacing panel? I have access to some electronic techs at work. One more, please: if I have to replace the IP, will I lose the true mileage reading?

Thanks ever so much -
Rich from Maine

Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 3:20 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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  • 25,555 posts

1.3 is your draw. Most likely the cluster. When you order your new one, tell them the mileage and they will progam it for you

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 3:22 AM
  • Tiny
  • richard991958
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Thanks for the input. This vehicle probably won't make it another year, so ill likely end up going to a salvage yard for a new IP. Have to take my chances on getting one with similar mileage.

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 3:55 AM

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