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Old 07-18-2007, 06:45 PM   #1
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Hey guys since I got the battery issue taken care of back to the gauges being shitty.

Sunday when the battery was dead the gauges came to life. after a new battery the next day they stopped working. Today we got the problem fixed and On a quick trip to the gas station the gauges we're working. Right now like normal I still only have the speedo and the tach. I do not know what to do now. I've cleaned the connections behind the gauge cluster, I cleaned the ground buss. I smelt for burnt wires. I don't know what to go on now. Help! I'm sinking
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never mind it now, we couldn't get it to work so we put it back in. no success :(
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what DOESN'T work?

does the compass and DIC light up?

so only the temp, oil pressure, and boost gauge aren't working?

which connectors did you clean?
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What doesn't work:

DIC
Compass
Oil pressure gauge
gas gauge
temp gauge
boost gauge :(

they don't light up

we unplugged and cleaned the wire harnesses and the other smaller ones.
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so they light up, or they dont work at all?

did you clean inside the cluster as per the Techinfo article
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so they light up, or they dont work at all?

did you clean inside the cluster as per the Techinfo article
the only lights are the red backlights. I cleaned as much as I could between the connections
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Have you checked for a fuse and cleaned the ground buss at the driverside floorboard?
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Bumped guys I still need help on this.
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I'm starting to think it'* a bad piece in the cluster.
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When I had a similar problem with a '93 - no amount of cleaning solved the problem. Resoldering connections on the boards, paying particular attention to where the larger parts are mounted, and the connections between boards took care of the problem.
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