what does it mean when your instrument panel is displaying the empty light, the spedomoter isnt working and neither is the rpm gauge? how do i fix it?

Asked by Aug 26, 2015 at 10:17 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my instrument panel isnt functioning right ive already disconected the battery
removed all the spark plugs so i have no clue how to get it to function properly
again.

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Sounds like a faulty ground somewhere.... Bad ground will do crazy things!!!

8,265

checked the fusses ? some times the dash computer can go faulty and cause this issue.

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