Now look at the panel you will also see 3 plastic pegs sticking out 2 on Rev clock and 1 on mileage , take them out carefully and remember where they go. Q: How long does the process take?. Care must be exercised when making measurements to the instrument cluster circuits. Not knowing your speed, or the temp of your car, or how much gas you have could potentially land you in a dangerous situation. A: For lifetime and i stand behind my work 100%. I figured I would keep going. I have seen mixed reports online as to whether or not this is necessary in this context.
Unclip the two plastic snaps that fit into the bottom half of the steering column and remove the plug for the trunk release button. It is very important to understand: where the input originates from. If it was the alternator the voltage would have not gone. The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer. You will notice the immobilizer light flashes continuously when the instrument cluster fails and the mileage reading will only show dashes ------- instead of the mileage. Our services include and replacement, dash cluster repair and replacement, speedometer repair and replacement, odometer repair, speedometer calibration, and speedometer cluster repair. I thought it might have to do with the weather.
I have a 2003 1. Seems like a remote possibility that all 3 batteries were junk doesn't it? Your instrument cluster will be restored to its factory setting without any additional programming required. It took me some time to realize this problem was a drain on your battery. Remove the small bolts above the cluster , this should free the black plastic surround. By actively helping the moderators with this you ensure that the community continues to be a worthwhile and knowledgeable resource for car repairs. Posted on Jun 03, 2011 There are three fuse's that supply power to the instrument cluster! We're here to help you find that perfect Instrument Cluster Bulb for your Ford Focus. Disconnect the multi-plugs from the cluster.
Fuel Level Sensor Circuit P0462. Again, since these actions the issues have all gone away. Your help would be amazing. Treat those asking for help with respect, and answer without bias toward them, their situation, or their knowledge or lack thereof about the repair issues. The odometer bulb is the most obvious, but other bulb burning out will appear as darker areas on the gauge face as well. Disconnect the multi-plugs from the cluster.
Take pictures, crawl under the car, look under the hood. I know there are issues with keeping the odometer reading accurate, but that can be taken care off. A gauge is not working , lights not working? When the fuel level is low, the resistance is low, when the fuel level is high the resistance is high. Q: Will my mileage change?. If your speedometer and odometer are working correctly, that could be moved to the new cluster to preserve the acccuracy. I think this is the source of the draw hopefully. Are address will be emailed to you after you buy and have paid for this service.
If a speedometer and dashboard instrument cluster are dim or do not provide accurate information, operating your vehicle becomes a safety hazard, and will also put you at risk for receiving a speeding ticket. . It always goes dead after not driving it for 5-10 days. Our services are an alternative to expensive dealership part replacement and save you hundreds! The only cost to you is the labor charge unless your willing to do the job your self. Then I have the solution to take care of that for you for life of the Vechicle.
I had to use a credit card that charges 24% annually. When this all checks out the only other explanation is the ground wire for the instrument cluster has come off. I cleaned the bonding point and had a new terminal clamp fitted for the. If you know which one is burned out, open the knob behind that bulb. I'd be looking harder at the battery and have it tested to be sure that it's good before you condemn it.
I have to do something. Whilst the issue I have had on my Focus is not quite the same as the one on this original posting ie all the dials off - apart from the fuel gauge - and various warning lights on I think it has similar roots and I know others have encountered it. As well as the instrument cluster issue it would then have periods with all the vehicle lights flickering including the headlights, internal lights and all of the console illumination. I have 24 years in the Automotive Electronic field as a Engineer. Because your odometer mileage reading will not change and this will save you both time and money by using the original part that is from your vehicle. I got to fuse 36 and when I pulled it the draw dropped to 0. The speedometer is stuck at 0 and the fuel and temp gauges are at about halfway.