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Old 12-07-2005, 08:03 PM   #1
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Replaceing gauge panel batteries.

Hello.
My tach died the other day on my 1990 325i and I think
it was because I was messing with the wireing and shorted something.
I replaced all the fuses that blew out. Re-wired everything back how it was, nothing, so I took the cluster out and no loose connections either.

Now I'm left with the battieres.
Do I need to charge them before I put them in? Has anyone here done this before? Just any rechargable AA right?
thanks.


PS: Everything else on my cluster works except the tech.
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Old 12-08-2005, 12:37 AM   #2
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ya i think you're supposed to charge them before you put them in. However, I do think that you have to use NiCad batteries (correct me if i'm wrong), not just any rechargeable battery will do....

When I changed mine, I bought a remote battery holder from radio shack and wired it to the board so that the batteries are accessible without taking the cluster out.
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Old 12-08-2005, 01:01 AM   #3
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Good idea.
My batteries were actually glued and broke the connectors trying to unglue them. Little sonyo brand batteries.
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