Re: Speedometer doesn't work after Alternator replaced
> Today started my 2000 Ford Focus SE as normal and the car ran
> for about 2 seconds then made to make a Tick, Tick, Tick sound
> and went dead. The result was No electicity, the battery was
> completely drained, and the alternator is bad.
> However, While the car was shutting down during this
> electircal failure the speedometer needle
> [b:34cc1c0c41]rotated[/b:34cc1c0c41] [b:34cc1c0c41]clockwise
> [/b:34cc1c0c41]from 0mph to past the 160mph mark. I had a
> local mechanic replace the alternator, the battery and
> sepentine belt, but the speedometer needle is still stuck past
> Does anyone know how to get the speedometer to reset back to
> I look forward to your repsonses.
> Best Regards
Problem solved!!! After searching though and seeing that other
members have had similar problems with the gauges going crazy I
decided to put the ignition in the ON position and
disconnect/reconnect the battery connection. Sure enough the gauges
all maxed out and then returned to normal.