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hi does anyone have any ideas on this one please? the on board computer works perfectly apart from the miles left in tank the display just reads ---- and flashes . can it be reset? it started doing this when i removed and replaced the sender unit in the tank
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Did you replace the part for another or replace the same part? Have you made all the connections properly?
 

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Hi.
My wife had a similar problem with her Clio a few years ago. You need to do a dash reset which can be done as follows.

1. Push and hold in the button for the onboard computer
2. Switch ignition on with card/key. Release computer button.
3. You should then see the instuments on the dash going through a test. Speedo moving etc.
4. You then need to push the other trip reset button that is on the dash.
5. Switch ignition off.
6. Switch ignition back on and scroll through to the miles left. It should now be reading ok.

Hope this helps

Mr A
 

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Just in case your system is different from the one Mr A mentioned, you may also be able to do what I had to in my 2001 espace:

Locate fuse for display (check fusebox lid for pic. showing a dashboard - looked like an old tapedeck radio on mine)

On my car it was the 4th fuse from the bottom on the left hand row. (3 rows of fuses)

If you can find it, pull it out, put your sidelights on, then put it back in.

Not sure if the sidelights bit is required on your car....better safe than sorry I suppose.

Should you not solve it by restting the dashboard, keep us updated if you figure out what's happened, I'd personally be very interested to know what it was, if not the dash needing reset....;)
 

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Follow Mr A's instructions, but you will need to take the car for a quick drive once you have done so to allow the computer to calculate the range.
 

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on board computer miles left ---- flashing

thanks a lot mr a you are spot on i did reset then took car for quick drive and its working perfectly now thanks also to everyone else who replied
 

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Glad it worked. The sender unit on my wife's Clio had been disconnected and when the car returned from the garage the display was exactly the same as yours.
 

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Mr A is spot on. This also worked for my Renault Scenic RX4, 2.0 Ltr 02. And, as the other person said, sorry cant remember your name, you will need take your car for a short run to allow the computer to re-calculate.

Can I just say, what a great site this is.
 

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Woohoooo :bowdown:
Haven't been here in ages, I had better try this on my Scenic Rx4 as I have the same issue.
Must be a common thing, I replaced the fuel pump with a s/h one a while back and it just stopped working.
 
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