If your Chrysler is showing the symptoms below, you may follow our step-by-step procedure in this article to solve the problem at no cost. This article will walk you thru simple steps in resetting your Chrysler’s speedometer.


Speedometer or RPM pointers are pointed below their respective zero markers or the needle pin.


  1. Find the reset button near the speedometer.
  2. Press the reset button and release it until the speedometer’s LED displays the total mileage that the vehicle has traveled.
  3. Turn the ignition off.
  4. Press and hold the reset button.
  5. Turn the ignition on.
  6. Release the button. After this, all the dashboard warning lights would turn on, and the system would start re-calibrating the meters.
  7. Expect all the dashboard meter’s needles to move randomly; after this, the needles would rest on the 0 markers.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to reset an odometer?

Visiting a mechanic can cost you as much as $200 – $500, and you need to decide if this is the right option. If your odometer stops working, most people assume they have to replace it, which can get quite expensive.

When can you reset your odometer?

While each state has its statute, federal law prohibits disconnecting, resetting, or altering a vehicle’s odometer with the intent to change the number of miles indicated. If the odometer mileage is incorrect, the law requires a statement to be furnished on the title to the buyer.


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We hope you find the Dodge & Chrysler – Instrument Cluster Gauge Needles Not Zero | Calibration guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Dodge or Chrysler.

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