What Are Common Repairs to Ford Odometers?


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Common repairs to Ford odometers include either restoring or replacing the odometer's instrument cluster. These repairs are typically done in response to patchy or fragmented odometer displays.

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Digital odometers in Ford vehicles are commonly repaired for sudden fading, going blank and sporadic display. The odometers typically display this behavior in response to vibrations from rough roads, extreme weather or radio speaker noise. A faulty instrument cluster usually causes these problems. To fix the odometer, customers typically have the instrument clusters removed, repaired and reinstalled. Local shops with experience in odometers can usually perform the repairs, or Ford owners can ship instrument clusters to specialized shops or dealerships. If the existing instrument clusters are unrestorable, mechanics or dealers usually opt to replace the part entirely.

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