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Old 08-25-2011, 04:36 AM   #1
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Thanks in advance for your help.
I recently purchased a 1995 Winnebago Brave, Diesel Pusher, and when I first got it the odometer worked. Since then, sometime, the odometer (it is a separate unit--not part of the speed-o-meter with rectangular front and round shaped backside) began reading err1. I contacted this and that and eventually actia. They furnished me some instructions which "may or may not" fix it. No fix but got readouts to temporarily change so that I could see all the info is there. The only other solution they could give me was to replace it with a new one for $229. I have already spent much on tires, AC repair, re-caulking, etc. Don't want to spend another $229 if I can help it. Any suggestions? Dennis - talk2mehd@gmail.com
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Dennis, check any and all connections that is in the odometer wiring harness. Unplug any apply dielectric grease in all connections. MH sit and start collect condensation in places where a normal vehicle won't. I apply this to ALL connections in my MH from tail lights, headlights, AC, generator, fridge, water heater, engine and the list goes on and on! Saves a lot of money and problems! Any parts store will have a tube, regular grease will not work. Hope this helps. Let us know.
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:34 AM   #3
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Thanks for your suggestions, sound like they might work. I'll try it.

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Old 08-29-2011, 07:15 PM   #4
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I had a similar problem with a 98 Chieftain. Sometimes the spedo and the ODO would not work right. Thought it was connections as each time I would futz with them it seemed to work ok. found that if I would shut off the engine and restart everything worked ok until some other time.
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I have a 1997 Rexhall Rolls Air and experience the same with odometer. My gauges are made by VDO. I just bought it in May/11 with 23,750 miles. As i was driving it home it quit displaying numbers. We have been on a few short trips and every now and then it displays milage. I have made calculations and it appears it is recording the milage but only displays it when it wants! I hope someone has a solution
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