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Posted 10 July 2004 - 12:41 PM
Thanks for any advice on this problem.
Posted 10 July 2004 - 06:15 PM
Basically, disconnect negative battery cable, wait 5-10 minutes for airbag to be safe, lower tilt wheel to lowest position, unscrew trim panel in front of instrument cluster, disconnect connectors going into switches in trim panel, remove trim panel, unscrew instrument panel, unplug connectors going into back of instrument panel, CAREFULLY remove instrument panel and squeeze it between the steering wheel and dash without goofing up the dash a little like I did, remove front bezel of instrument panel, unscrew speedo head from back of instrument panel, reverse to install.
This would also be a good time to replace any bulbs in the trim panel or instrument cluster that are blown.
Posted 12 July 2004 - 01:56 PM
My DH always answers my rhetorical questions!
Posted 12 July 2004 - 03:49 PM
GOTCHA!!!! You just answered MY rhetorical question!
Posted 25 December 2005 - 07:35 PM
Posted 26 December 2005 - 11:27 AM
There is another way to determine what the problem is. If your vehicle is equiped with cruise control and it keeps on working when the speedometer head fails, then most likely the problem is the speedometer head. The speed sensor feeds information to both the speedometer head and the cruise control. How about the trip and mileage counters, do they stop working when the speedometer does not work?
Didn't use speed control during the speedo head problem, so can't comment about that. But the trip/mileage counters worked while the speedometer failed. Replaced the speedometer head following 99OBW's excellent instructions in a previous thread (saved $s by ordering on-line, and no labor charge since the speedo head was replaced by my son), and haven't had a problem since. Thanks for your input, edoutback!
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