That's great that someone makes the replacement gears. I reused my Transfer Case, and do not know if the donor truck had a manual or electric. I had to reverse engineer the procedure in the link a bit because it assumes that your speedo was right to begin with. In the future don't try to change the mileage while in motion, however the gears seem to deteriorate with age. It's ok if you have the later model digital set up, but not with the electro mechanical.
Test for proper voltage on the instrument panel circuit board. I pulled the part from a junkyard speedo; it didn't even have to be one that came from the same vehicle; I've used Thunderbird and Crown Victoria ones; the small components are the same regardless of model. There's a pin on that white disk that has a small blue spur gear I'm talking just under pencil eraser diameter that now probably has a couple of teeth broken off of it. You pull the speedometer unit out. Step 1: I began by removing the two four screws for those who have not modified their hood open latch, see photo 1 screws on the panel under the steering column.
What to do in that case? I've cleaned all the grounds I can find including taking the battery cables off the clamps and cleaning them, and I had to clean all the fuses inside box and outside box because most of them were corroded. I got mine on ebay There are several sources on the net for new gears and one place I found in Tampa. Step 5: Using the T20 Torx driver, remove the top two visible screws from the instrument cluster bezel. Jul 14, 2010 Since your speedometers work, the problem is in the gearing to the trip and mileage odometers. Step 2: Now that the lower panel is off I removed the Lower Dash Trim Panel Screws and the Radio Bezel Screws indicated by yellow arrows. I'm curious if i should start on the sensor side or in the dash side.
Use the old Mark I eyeball to check for broken parts. The change dash light bulb videos are easy to find and show step by step how to remove and replace it!!!! My gas tank has some sort of seal issue, or maybe just a hole If you fill the tank all the way up with gas, it leaks - and so my gas gauge no longer works. Anyway, I figured it would self zero when it was energizedd. I too had that problem and decided to fix the darn thing. Also take note in the picture the blue arrow indicating the Hood Latch still in place — no need to remove those P.
I'm at work right now so I don't have my schematics handy to verify. It makes it easier to align the knob over the stem and clip, and click back into place. I got back in my truck and started to drive away and then I was shocked. Step 11: Make sure the headlight switch stem is extended when you reattach the bezel. St … ep 3: Pull headlight knob all the way out.
If you have this type of car, the problem could be the cable, the gear at the end of the cable that runs off of the transmission or the speedometer itself. . It is on my future tool purchase list. Where is a reputable place to buy an instrument cluster? The following photos show the old motor without a gear and the replacement from an Explorer Dash Year and Model??? It appears to be a pia to change the gear. I would estimate that i'm now around 160,000 miles or so. I got it dialed back in, but had to leave the cluster open and set the cruise at 50mph, then affix the needle back in place.
All of the vendors that I researched said that 'their' new gears would not deteriorate. When I get the old cluster out, I will investigate this possibility. The problem is with the cluster. After doing some research on here, it appears that the instrument cluster should be replaced. Welcome to my world There is no cable. It looks to be in perfect shape. When driving steady at 3rd gear at 2 thousand rpm the radar on those posts in New west say I am going 59km -- but on the dash it is about 30k - but bounces.
I had already dorked it up. What to do in that case? It appears to be a pia to change the gear. Also, the noise only occurs when the truck is actually moving, never when it's sitting still. I have a similar problem. Also, the engine has a slight flutter at an idle. I just don't think its the transmission. Even search threw the threads here.
This is not a terrible job and will probably take a couple of hours. It's not a bad job to change the instrument panel module out, but that is up to you. My email address is: earl ccny. I have a 2000 ford ranger 4. All of the vendors that I researched said that 'their' new gears would not deteriorate.