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Unread 07-17-2003, 03:12 PM   #1
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I just hopped in my jeep to go to lunch and noticed that the message center display was flashing, the date was set to Jan 1st, and the time read 4:30 am. It's 1:00pm now. The service interval milege was where it is supposed to be. Any ideas what may have caused this?

It sounds like a power disconnect issue, but it's been sitting in the parkinglot of my work all morning, and I didn't notice the problem prior to that. In addition, if it lost power, wouldn't the service mileage have been reset as well?

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Unread 07-18-2003, 04:36 AM   #2
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Yes you power disconnected some how. Happend to me a lot and it ended up that the battery posts needed some major cleaning. Has not happend since I've cleaned them. Pick up a post cleaner and make sure all you battery posts are clean.
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Unread 07-19-2003, 02:12 AM   #3
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What Howler said. No the mileage will not reset. It will stay the same.
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