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Old 10-23-2010, 12:24 PM   #1
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Happy weekend all.

I ordered an instrument cluster on eBay. States it'* from a 91 Park Ave.
This one has the water temp, Oil temp, Battery, fuel, Tach, and speedometer. Looks LOTS better than the standard 80'* style Speedometer with a bunch of useless lights.

My question is: Are these clusters plug and play or am I going to have a huge job on my hands?

I noticed that there is no Check Engine light, but I can get around that.

Anyone? Anyone?
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You will need to re-pin the connector on the car, FSM would be a big help on that. Also, you will notice that the Park Avenue'* and LeSabre'* have a light bar with idiot lights in the area where the 'Buick' is in that translucent strip. This will be where the SES, ABS, Brake, etc lights are. I only know of one person that completed this swap, and had to run a couple of extra wires, and change a couple of sensors too I think.
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Ok thanks. Re-pinning is not a big deal since I do that at work. Thats the easy part. I can even run a few extra wires too, not a big deal.
How about sensors? Do I need to update any sensors to get this new cluster to work, or wil lthe current ones still work fine?
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Reviewing the notes from his swap, it looks like the only new wires to be ran were for temp and tach. Don't see any mention of sensors.
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