The plug/cable for the odometer underneath my 1998 mercury grand marquis came unplugged. I plugged it back in but the odometer is still not working. How do I fix this?

Asked by Oct 18, 2013 at 09:29 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The plug/cable that runs from the odometer to the transmission got caught on some tall grass and came unplugged. This made the odometer quit working and the o/d light to keep flashing on and off. I plugged it back in but the odometer is still not working. What do I need to do to get the odometer back working?

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Try unhooking battery for at least ten minutes. This may reset it for you.

Someone else told me that on this car that the odometer and o/d wires are hooked to the rear end housing but there is nothing there. I will try the battery idea. If anyone else has any suggestions please let me know

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