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Remove instrument cluster on 2006 colt

Changing from km to mph

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SOURCE: instrument cluster removal 2001 buick century

You have to remove the dash but it is VERY simple to do.

Remove the fuseblock cover on the end of the dash on the passenger's side.
Once removed, remove the screw holding on the end of the dash.
Now, next to the glove box, to the right, remove the one screw on the bottom. Then remove this panel by pulling it out (it will now be held on by two clips at the top.)
Now, looking at the temperature control cover, remove the two screws from the bottom of this. Pull it off. It also is held on by two clips.
Now, below the steering wheel, remove the one screw from this panel (on the right). On the left there is a "plug" holding it in place, Pop out this plug. I think there are a couple of clips now holding this on at the top.
Now that you have all of that pulled out, pop the dash out. At worse, it is held in with clips.
Now that you have this out, there are four screws holding in the instrument panel. Take out these four screws. You will find one electrical cable connected to the cluster. Pop that off of the cluster and you now have the entire instrument cluster in your hands.

I've had to take mine out to figure out why my gear indicator/odomiter would not illuminate (Buick told me it was a light). I can see where this encased LED has a short (black mark). It is soldered onto the board. Looks like I have to purchase a repaired board.

I hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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This isn't too hard, but does take a while. Turn the car off & disconnect the battery. Set some blocks on the wheels. Turn the ignition on, and move the shift lever all the way to the right (low gear). Then, remove the screws from all the dash trim and (carefully!!!) pull it away - there might be some snap locks also, you don't wanna break those! After that, the panel comes out just by removing some screws. You disconnect the speedometer cable and the small string going to the gear indicator (again, be careful!!)

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SOURCE: 1997 cadillac eldorado instrument cluster removal

remove ac vents with flat head screwdriver . thair should be a 7mm bolt in each vent holding tha dash pad on remove them. remove the trim going to head liner from the dash pad. use a 7mm to remove the bolts holding the cluser in place should be one each side and 3 across the back . disconnect the wiring harness and your done. also disconnect the negative batery cable when doing this

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SOURCE: 2004 TrailBlazer: I have to remove my instrument cluster on my 04 tr...

There's 9 screws in the plastic piece that surrounds the instrument cluster and the lower knee guard, remove those screws and pull the plastic trim away from the dash, disconnect the switches on the left side as you pull outward. Then there's 4 screws that hold the actual instrument cluster in place, remove those and pull the cluster out, unplug the grey plug in the back of the instrument cluster and your done. You may need to set your parking brake and put your transmission in 1st gear of you have a column shifter model.

For more information on Trailblazer instrument cluster problems visit this page - Trailblazer speedometer fix

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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SOURCE: How do you remove the instrument cluster for a 1999 Windstar?

i have a 1999 ford windstar with 3.0 engine it keeps damaging the instrument cluster( nothing works) it all started when i changed the headlight bulbs to a brighter one , it keeps popping the fuse so i then when to a higher rated fuse, this is when it then burnt the instrument cluster(smoke came out from under the cluster

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02 Silverado 1500 speedo reads 100 mph


When does it read 100 mph ? sitting still , all the time etc.... ? The speedometer is controlled by a step motor inside the instrument cluster , step motor is controlled by a microprocessor inside instrument cluster , which get's the speed info from the PCM - engine computer over the vehicle class 2 serial data network . The VSS - vehicle speed sensor is a input to the PCM , this is what the PCM uses to calculate the vehicle speed .

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The IPC displays the vehicle speed based on the vehicle speed signal from the PCM. The PCM converts the data from the vehicle speed sensor to a 4000 pulses/mile signal. The IPC uses the vehicle speed signal circuit from the PCM in order to calculate the vehicle speed. The speedometer defaults to 0 km/h (0 mph) if a malfunction in the vehicle speed signal circuit exists.

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Stepper motor inside the instrument cluster could be bad or info from the PCM to instrument cluster is wrong .
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• The PCM detects a malfunction in the vehicle speed sensor circuit.
• The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the PCM.
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Why ? speedometer not working ? Does the vehicle shift correctly ? The VSS - vehicle speed sensor is an input to the PCM - engine computer > Speed info is sent from the PCM to the microprocessor in the instrument cluster over the class 2 serial data bus . 2003 - 2006 GM vehicles had bad step motors in the instrument cluster . Step motors control gauge position. The VSS is located on the transmission case Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS)
Lower right rear of the engine compartment, mounted to the right side of the transaxle.

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The instrument panel cluster (IPC) displays the vehicle speed as determined by the powertrain control module (PCM). The PCM converts the data from the vehicle speed sensor to a 4000 pulses/mile signal. The IPC uses the vehicle speed signal circuit (4000 pulses/mile), class 2 message from the PCM in order to calculate the vehicle speed. If the IPC detects a malfunction in the vehicle speed signal circuit from the PCM, the IPC uses the class 2 message from the EBCM, indicating the vehicle speed as a backup. If the speedometer reaches (108 mph) the fuel with shut-off, and it will turn back ON when the speedometer is at (106 mph). The speedometer displays either miles or kilometers as requested by the activation of the English/metric button on the driver information center (DIC). The associated indicator (km/h or mph) illuminates.

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Just got my 2003 explorer sport trac dome light dont come on when you open the doors but they come on when you push the button to turn them on how do I get them to come on when I open the doors?????


The instrument cluster illuminates the interior lamps when an unlock signal is received from the vehicle security module. The illuminated entry feature will be canceled when any of the following conditions are met:
  • 25 seconds have elapsed since the illuminated entry feature was activated and the interior lamp control is not activated (door ajar or courtesy lamp switch on).
  • The instrument cluster receives a request from the vehicle security module (remote transmitter lock button pressed) and the interior lamp control is not activated.
  • The ignition is in the RUN or START position and the interior lamp control is not activated.
The instrument cluster illuminates the courtesy lamps when any door is open or ajar. The courtesy lamps shuts off when the doors are closed and the illuminated entry feature is not active or when the vehicle speed is greater than 5 mph (8 km/h). The interior lamps are not reactivated until the vehicle speed is less than 3 mph (5 km/h) and a new door open warning lamp signal is received.
The instrument cluster controls the courtesy lamps illuminated entry function by activating the battery saver relay.
The panel dimmer switch is integrated into the headlamp switch and controls the interior lamps by activating the instrument cluster through circuit 1034 (BK/WH).
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    3. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel bolts.
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