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Old 03-01-2010, 02:51 PM
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Anyone know if the mileage for the 2nd gen Rams (Mine is a 99) is stored in the odometer itself or in the truck's computer?

If it's stored in the odometer, can the odometer circuit simply be swapped out into a new cluster? (I know on some vehicles I've worked on over the years it's simply a plug in circuit board that can be swapped into a new cluster)

Am changing my cluster and want to have my legitimate mileage reflected.
I know there are companies that will flash and reset to the correct mileage but if I can avoid paying their extortionate fees, I'd like to.
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According to my information he mileage is stored in the BCM in that year of truck. Once the cluster is replaced you will have to go in with the DRB III scanner and update the mileage.
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According to my information he mileage is stored in the BCM in that year of truck. Once the cluster is replaced you will have to go in with the DRB III scanner and update the mileage.
Thanks.

What is'BCM'?
And, given I can't afford a few K to buy a scanner, can I have my local Dodge dealership take care of it for me? And any idea how much (approx) it will cost?
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Email them. I email them and say I need this done, they tell me how much. Just look on the service tab on their web page. To program my key fob was about $50 so I would think around there.
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