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Old 06-14-2008, 12:23 PM   #1
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Major Problem - Instrument Cluster Reads 1 Million Miles

Hi,
I just finished installing my rear speaker kit and I had the battery disconnected overnight. When I turned the car on with the battery connect the instrument cluster is reading in km/h, the miles on the tank reset, the OBC set to Celsius, and the mileage on the car is reading 999999 miles.
What did I mess up? And how can I fix it?
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Old 06-14-2008, 12:28 PM   #2
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Bet it looks like this.

Time to sell the car....
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Old 06-14-2008, 12:40 PM   #3
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I disagree with ToolPants. With that many miles you won't get much for it.
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TP, that is exactly what it looked like!
Luckily, disconnecting the battery and reconnecting it set everything back to normal. It was just really bizarre to have the cluster start reading everything in European specifications. I was concerned that the memory for the miles and everything had gotten deleted or something.
Although, I was looking forward to turn past the 1 million mile mark and having the display start reading from 1.

So why would the car do this?
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Old 06-14-2008, 05:50 PM   #6
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Oh noooo, what did you do?!?! Haven't you ever watched Married with Children?!

Get Porsche on the phone, tell them what you have. Get them to send a camera crew out to you. You might get a brand new 911 Turbo just for showing how far their cars can go!

...Just don't fall asleep at the wheel the morning before the shoot....hehehe.

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