OK to run car without dash circuit board? - Chevelle Tech
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old May 2nd, 16, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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OK to run car without dash circuit board?

I think it would be okay but would love to get confirmation that it won't cause any damage to the car if I was to drive without having the dash circuit board connected (I fried it, pulled it out and am awaiting a new one). Yes, I figure I'd have no gauges, but aside from having to guess how fast I'm going, is there a downside?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old May 2nd, 16, 12:59 PM
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Re: OK to run car without dash circuit board?

Without the dash, you might not be completing the charging circuit. Did that with a Ford Escort years ago and almost ended up walking when the battery went dead. It would be easy to check the voltage at the battery with the engine running and the dash disconnected.

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