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98 Nissan Pathfinder with gauge glitches

I've got a 98 Nissan Pathfinder that has intermittent gauge problems. It is usually a combination of Gas (full), Speedodometer (0-20), Tach (flutters), and Temp (H) gauge. On occasion it is just one or two gauges. We've found that sometimes restarting will correct the issue. However, none of the gauge glitches affect performance.

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  • Mary Olson Oct 14, 2013

    I have the same problem as Will Hartford only I can feel in the performance when it goes in and out. I had one repair shop tell, yeah I am an older woman, that there was a glitch with these models in the fuel harness. any helpful answers for this Nana.

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Its very common on a lot of cars, the instrument cluster has a number of connectors soldered onto the circuit board, the solder joints get loose or are bad to begin with and you will get these kinds of intermittent display issues. They are a pain to fix because the entire cluster has to be removed, just to solder the joints! The soldering is the easy part, re/re of the unit is the real pain. If you go through the trouble make sure you also inspect every solder joint on the board while its out..you don't want to do it a second time!

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SOURCE: No Juice speed tach and lights flutter

I just had this happen to mine the other day. In my case I had mine jumped but after a drive it around to make sure the battery was charged I had let it sit for 12 hours. I got in that night and it would not turn over. That that moment I knew the battery was not holding a charge. When I checked the battery I saw that I had the original factor battery. So after I changed out the battery I did not have any more problems.

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Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: my tach/speedodometer stop working along with the

I had the same problem. Non funtioning Tach and Speedometer, no power, unable to shift gears, gear indicator light out... I spent the past two hours tracing most wires and checking connectors, looking for faults, testing switches and actuators, I finally noticed that the problem was tied closely with the ignition switch. There is a fault in the switch between position 1 and 2, "Off" and "Run". A search on the web brought up information on the following site that VERIFIES this problem:

http://autos.msn.com/research/vip/Reliability.aspx?year=1995&make=GMC&model=Suburban#Star

I will contact the GMC dealer tomorrow and ask THEM to describe the bad switch problem and also see about purchasing parts. WHen I call this morning to describe the problem, they claimed to know nothing of the problem, BUT, were more than happy to offer diagnostic services for $120. This truck is slightly more complicated than a lawn mower, I can check it myself.

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Posted on Oct 22, 2009

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SOURCE: The Tach flutters, the Truck shutters and

Probably has bad circuit in ignition module. Remove and have checked for free at any major parts supplier. If it checks out, suspect coil.

Posted on Mar 11, 2010

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SOURCE: no gauges or speedodometer or tach working

GM had gauge cluster problems from 2000-2005. Bad stepper motors. On those units you have to replace the cluster or rebuild it with new stepper motors. Dealership fixed mine for $150.00

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