INSTRUMENT PANEL AND ELECTRIC WINDOWS NOT WORKING ON MY ACCORD
INSTRUMENT PANEL: RPM, SPEEDOMETER, TEMP, HAVE STOPPED WORKING. ALSO WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE BATTERY LIGHT AND TURNING SIGNALS AND HIGH BEAM LIGHT, ALL THE OTHER LIGHTS ARE OFF. MY ELECTRIC WINDOWS ARE NOT WORKING AND MY AUTOMATIC SEAT BELTS WON'T WORK EITHER. THE RADIO STILL WORKS, MY SUNROOF STILL WORKS, AND THE CAR IS RUNNING FINE. IT IS NOT THE ALTERNATOR OR THE BATTERY. ANY ONE KNOWS?
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It sounds like you have a faulty Instrument panel Cluster (IPC) Your local dealer will have to confirm this as independant shops don't have the scanner capabilities for this diagnostic procedure.
I hope this helps.
I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM, ALL OF A SUDDEN THE WHOLE INSTRUMENT PANEL WENT OFF NO RPM, NO TEMP, NO CLOCK, NO ENGINE LIGHT, OR ANY OTHER WARNING LIGHTS, ONLY THE TURNING SIGNALS AND THE BATTERY LIGHT WORKED. SEAT BELTS AND WINDOWS STOPPED WORKING. MY RADIO HAS BEEN INSTALLED FOR OVER 4 MONTHS SO I REALLY DOUBT IT IS THE RADIO. IF ANYONE KNOWS WHAT IT COULD BE PLEASE LET IT BE KNOWN. ALL FUSES ARE GOOD ALSO.
well the issue is youe enitre gauge cluster i do understand that your speedometer is working but it is a cable speedometer not electronic like everything else in the gauge cluster so first i would recomend checking the voltage getting to your gauge cluster then just replace the guagecluster they are really cheap i a salvage and not hard to install at all but the cluster itself is not very comon to go out so make sure you check voltage to it first i wouldnt want you to go through buying and replaceing the cluster and that not fix it
You, of coarse, have to remove the Instrument panel. There are I bellieve 3 or 4 screws to remove it. All the meters in the Intrument panel are connected electrically by the screws to the PC board. Do you have a replacement one or do you still have to purchase one? I can tell you step by step how to get the dash apart if you want. I had to do this many time with my car. I have a 96 Honda Accord EX. When you have a car like I do with about 200,000 miles on it, I get a lot of practice replacing just about everything inside the vehicle.
Depending on whether your speedo is mechanical (uses a cable), or electronic (uses an electrical wire to carry the signal from the sender), I would look it (what's in between the speedo and trans speed sender) before replacing the instrument panel. A good service manual that includes a dash wiring diagram should help trouble shoot this problem. Good luck.