Tell me how you managed to fit a Ford Econoline Van inside your garage!
Is this a custom made garage for your residence? How much did it cost
to build an oversized garage; is it the talk of the suburban
Or are you talking about a Commercial or Industrial garage that you
happen to work at and/or manage?
I have a 92 conversion van and every now and then the odometer and
speedometer stop working. i pull the fuse and put it back in and it works
again. don't know if that is related to your situation but just thought
there might be a common thing there.
I can't remember the sequence to switch betwen the two.... If you still have
the owners manual, it should be noted in there.... if not, hopefully someone
might chime in. Failing that, I'll try to remember to check the WSM for the
Sorry but it's just not that easy. You've got the right idea but there is no
E/M button, I'm pretty sure only the factory can switch between the two. I'm
sure if I'm wrong someone will "enlighten" me though.
There's "Reset" and "Select" buttons above the analog speedo. I found
very complicated instructions for using them to recalibrate the speedo for
different tires, but I assume they are also used to control the digital
trip-meter/odometer. Maybe Miles/Kilometers too?
Then the shop either:
- Somehow managed to change it to metric and couldn't change it back.
- Used up all 6 calibrations trying to get the new trans (with the wrong output
gear) to work, had to stuff in a junkyard speedo.
- Swapped speedos with another van they're trying to sell as "LOW MILES!!!"
- Took it for an extended test drive... around the Earth 4 times. :-)
The conversion constant can be changed to compensate for different axle
ratios, or different diameter tires but as far as I know you can't easily
change from Metric to English or back. They came from Ford set to one or the
other and that's how they were meant to stay. Why they sometimes switch on
their own I have no idea.
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