1988 Chysler LeBaron convertible, analog dash. after pushing trip reset to zero, odometer no longer works, but speedometer does???
odometer and speedometer were working until pushed the trip reset button to zero trip.
After that the speedometer wworks but the odometer doesn't??/ When i pushed the reset,
it might have felt a little stiffer than usual. This is an analog dash. Is there a gear in the
speedometer that engages the odometer?? If so , do they break ,and what needs to be
replaced, thegear or the speedometer???
I final discovered that when I pushed the reset button, some teeth broke off a nylon gear so vthe odometer would not moove any longer. I was able to get a replacement gauge cluster. I found a place on the inernet to buy the new gear, and replace the cluster with the original one showing the proper mileage. I now have a gauge cluster to sell.
From where did u purchase an entire gauge cluster? I cannot find anywhere for 88 LeBaron
I think I found the last one in Canada (seriously). I just started calling auto wreckers and found one in Thunder Bay, Ontario. In Canada the large wreckers have an internet network for parts but none were showing on it., so I started calling ones that weren't on the system. The one that I got is out of a '88 Daytons, but '87 - '89 are the same as '87 to ''89 Lebarons. I have repaired my original cluster and have one for sale. It shows 191,000 K, but works great. If your problem is the same as mine was, I can give you the name of the company that I got the gears from.
Can you tell me the company you got the gears from? I'm having the same problem and nobody around me has a cluster for sale.
Evan: Sorry, I no longer have the car, so got rid of a lot of paperwork. But, I found it on the internet. I googled " speedometer gears" and a bunch of places came up. I think the name was something like American Gears or to that effect. They were located in S. Carolina, I think. BUT,I do have an extra gauge, cluster for sale. fits '87 - '89, show about 189,000 km. Jim .
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