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B1040-002 CAN bus fault in communications A1

B1040-002 CAN bus fault in communications A1 Instrument cluster showing on display Defective Display pls let us know

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i have the same problem with my 2001 C240 and my a/c does not work properly as a result.

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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SOURCE: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

The red electrial connector on the main circuit board (of instrument cluster panel) has one and/or several soldered pins that have broken away or become loose at the soldered area. The soldered connections may look o.k., however, under a magnifying glass you can see a circular crack all around the protruding soldered pin. Fire up the soldering iron- use a fine point, add a tad of new rosin core solder and fix the crack. There may be trouble codes associated with this condition: P1695 and/or P1698; when you go to pull the Instument cluster out of the dash, jiggle to wire connector at the back of the IC with key 'on', and look at the odometer; if it flashes on/off, this is most likely the problem

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: instrument cluster not working

no other way to solve it but replace it, sad thing is no second hand clusters available (in Manila). Purchase directly from your Mercedes Benz dealer. This will solve your problem, in a quite costly way.

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seems your battery is low.

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SOURCE: Performed self diagnosis on instrument cluster on

You need to find a code book or someone who can get their hands on one. Usually a parts house can tell you what a code stands for.

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How turn off no bus in my pt cruiser 2001


Hello, it means that the instrument cluster is not seeing messages from the PCI bus, which is how it communicates with the other modules on the vehicle, if you're not having any other problems it's unlikely that the communication bus has failed. You most likely have either a broken bus wire going to the instrument cluster or a failed instrument cluster itself. If you are having other related problems you're either going to have a failed module corrupting the communications bus, or a grounded or shorted bus wire, which will also cause the bus to fail. These are probably the hardest to diagnose problems we see on these vehicles.

The first thing you'd need to do is using a DRB3 scan tool do a module scan to determine if the pci bus is operational. If it is you can then focus on the instrument cluster. If it's not you'll then need to check for shorts to ground and voltage on the pci bus wire, if either is present you'll need to find the cause of the fault.
006 Chrysler PCI Communications

May 28, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

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My dash in my 2006 canyon isn't working, can't find the problem


Did you have the vehicle hooked to a factory scan tool to see if it will talk to the scan tool . Your instrument cluster is electronic an has a microprocessor inside , it is connected on the serial data communication network or bus as it is called . It's hard to find a problem when you don't know how it works >
All the gauges in the instrument cluster receive there info from the ECM - BCM engine an body computers on the data bus .
The instrument panel cluster (IPC) displays the vehicle speed based on the information from the engine control module (ECM). The IPC receives a serial data message from the BCM indicating the vehicle speed.
PRND321 Display
The instrument panel cluster (IPC) displays the selected gear position as determined by the engine control module (ECM). The IPC receives a serial data message from the ECM indicating the gear position. The PRND321 display blanks if:
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The ECM detects a malfunction in the transmission range switch circuit.


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The IPC detects a loss of serial data communications with the BCM.


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The BCM detects a loss of serial data communications with the ECM.


This you should take to a ASE qualified repair facility or the dealer ! It is possible to short out the data bus an bring down the system , meaning nothing on the vehicle will work !

Sep 24, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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My 2002 put cruiser reads no bus in ?the odomator display even with ?the key off and out also dash lights flash off and on


The no bus message means one of the control modules isn't communicating on the data bus or isn't working ! I don't know how many modules yours has but ,if it has antilock brakes an I know it has air bags , an PCM - engine transmission computer , the instrument cluster has a control module an all these modules are on a serial data communication network , there share information ! The speedometer gets it's info from the VSS vehicle speed sensor through the PCM over the bus to the instrument cluster same with coolant temperature ! So I would have it taken to the dealer if you don't know about this stuff ! Need special tools to test this 2004 Chrysler Sebring No Bus message in cluster testing

Apr 15, 2015 | 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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After disconnect and reconnect the battery of my opel antara, the indication of odometer displays only 888... for all indications. How can i reset it?


This solution will be of great help to you,even in the case of future or other dashboard problems;
Instrument cluster consists of electronic analog gauges, various warning lights, and optional tachometer. Vehicles equipped with tachometer have an electronic vacuum fluorescent transmission range indicator (PRND3L),odometer and trip odometer display. Vehicles without tachometer are equipped with a cable-operated transmission range indicator.
Instrument cluster is equipped with the following warning lights:
Battery voltage.
Cruise (speed control).
Door ajar.
Fasten seat belt.
Lift gate ajar.
Low fuel level.
Low windshield and washer level.
Traction Control.
The Body Control Module (BCM), which receives input from various sensors, sends display information to instrument cluster and operates gauges. Instrument cluster incorporates a self-test diagnostic feature to identify electronic problems. BCM, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), and Transmission Control Module (TCM) are continuously monitored by the diagnostic system.

SELF-DIAGNOSTICS
With ignition off, press and hold TRIP and RESET buttons while turning ignition switch to ON position. Continue to hold TRIP and RESET buttons until odometer window displays CODE (approximately 5 seconds). If problem exists, system will display diagnostic trouble codes. See DIAGNOSTIC CODE CHART table. If no problem exists, Code 999 (end test) will be displayed.
DIAGNOSTIC CODE CHART
CodeDescription
110.......Cluster Memory Fault
111.......Cluster Calibration Fault
905.......No CCD Bus Message From TCM
921.......Odometer Fault From BCM
940.......No CCD Bus Message From PCM

After diagnostic code display ends, instrument cluster will go into each of the following tests in order:
Dim test.
Calibration test.
Odometer segment test.
Electronic Transmission Range indicator segment test.
Dim Test
CHEC-0 will be displayed in odometer window. Instrument cluster will dim Vacuum Florescent (VF) display. If VF displays do not dim, a problem in instrument cluster exists. See BODY CONTROL COMPUTER TESTS in BODY CONTROL COMPUTER article.
Calibration Test
CHEC-1 will be displayed in odometer window. Each of instrument cluster gauges will move sequentially through each calibration point. See GAUGE CALIBRATIONS table. If gauge needle is not calibrated properly, a problem in instrument cluster exists.

Odometer Segment Test
CHEC-2 will be displayed in odometer window. Each segment of odometer will light sequentially. If any segment does not light, replace instrument cluster.
Electronic Transmission Range Indicator Segment Test
CHEC-3 will be displayed in odometer window. Each segment of electronic transmission range indicator will light sequentially. If any segment does not light, replace instrument cluster.

Sep 10, 2012 | 2007 Opel Antara 2.0

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My nissan Almera S reg has no side lights or dash lights.All fuses seem ok.


This solution will be of great help to you,even in the case of future or other dashboard problems;
Instrument cluster consists of electronic analog gauges, various warning lights, and optional tachometer. Vehicles equipped with tachometer have an electronic vacuum fluorescent transmission range indicator (PRND3L),odometer and trip odometer display. Vehicles without tachometer are equipped with a cable-operated transmission range indicator.
Instrument cluster is equipped with the following warning lights:
Battery voltage.
Cruise (speed control).
Door ajar.
Fasten seat belt.
Lift gate ajar.
Low fuel level.
Low windshield and washer level.
Traction Control.
The Body Control Module (BCM), which receives input from various sensors, sends display information to instrument cluster and operates gauges. Instrument cluster incorporates a self-test diagnostic feature to identify electronic problems. BCM, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), and Transmission Control Module (TCM) are continuously monitored by the diagnostic system.

SELF-DIAGNOSTICS
With ignition off, press and hold TRIP and RESET buttons while turning ignition switch to ON position. Continue to hold TRIP and RESET buttons until odometer window displays CODE (approximately 5 seconds). If problem exists, system will display diagnostic trouble codes. See DIAGNOSTIC CODE CHART table. If no problem exists, Code 999 (end test) will be displayed.
DIAGNOSTIC CODE CHART
CodeDescription
110.......Cluster Memory Fault
111.......Cluster Calibration Fault
905.......No CCD Bus Message From TCM
921.......Odometer Fault From BCM
940.......No CCD Bus Message From PCM

After diagnostic code display ends, instrument cluster will go into each of the following tests in order:
Dim test.
Calibration test.
Odometer segment test.
Electronic Transmission Range indicator segment test.
Dim Test
CHEC-0 will be displayed in odometer window. Instrument cluster will dim Vacuum Florescent (VF) display. If VF displays do not dim, a problem in instrument cluster exists. See BODY CONTROL COMPUTER TESTS in BODY CONTROL COMPUTER article.
Calibration Test
CHEC-1 will be displayed in odometer window. Each of instrument cluster gauges will move sequentially through each calibration point. See GAUGE CALIBRATIONS table. If gauge needle is not calibrated properly, a problem in instrument cluster exists.

Odometer Segment Test
CHEC-2 will be displayed in odometer window. Each segment of odometer will light sequentially. If any segment does not light, replace instrument cluster.
Electronic Transmission Range Indicator Segment Test
CHEC-3 will be displayed in odometer window. Each segment of electronic transmission range indicator will light sequentially. If any segment does not light, replace instrument cluster.

Sep 10, 2012 | 2005 Nissan Almera 1.5

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2004 Buick Rendezvous Heads-Up Display intermittent problems


Your vehicles instrument cluster speedometer and heads up display unit both receive the same signal from the engine computer for the vehicles speed.The engine computer receives a signal from the vehicle speed sensor in the transmission for this to operate.

This isn't a speed sensor or engine computer failure as both would be erratic or off on signal and usually the check engine light would also come on with this problem here.

One of the two either the instrument cluster or the heads up display unit is at fault and is causing this.

What needs to be done from here is a scan tool needs connected to the vehicle to observe the speed signal on the data list in the engine computer and also in the instrument cluster to see if the speeds match each other.

If the engine computer is showing a different speed then what the instrument cluster is showing then the instrument cluster has an internal failure and needs repaired or replaced.

If both the instrument cluster and the engine computer speed signals match each other then the heads up display unit is faulty and needs replaced.

This is how it needs to be checked/diagnosed to see which is at fault.This is best checked by a dealer using their scan tool but any shop that has a scan tool that can communicate with these systems can also check these here.

If it needs a new cluster or heads up display these would have to be bought at a dealer or the dealer can remove yours and send them in for repair to their authorized repair facility
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2000 jeep grand cherokee laredo showing code p1686, p1687, p1688, geuges go down, all warning lights come on, with time, the geuges comes on, and the warning lights come off, all but the security key...


Diagnostic Fault Code (DTC) P1686 has a generic description of "No SKIM Bus Nessage Received".
Diagnostic Fault Code (DTC) P1687 has a generic description of "No Instrument Cluster Bus Message"

P1688 is either not a valid code for your vehicle, or the manufacturer failed to provide specific information for it.
Basically, what is going on here is that you have a problem in your computer network communication bus. Or to put it more simply, the "phone line" is down. Your computers in your vehicle are having problems talking to each other.

"SKIM" stands for Sentury Key Imobilizer Module (AKA security module). The Instrument cluster and the SKIM are not communicating with the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) for sure, and possibly also not communicating with the Body Control Module (BCM). There may also be problems with other modules that share the same data lines.
This MUST be diagnosed with a scan tool that can access the entire computer network. You must find out which modules can communicate with the scanner and which ones cannot. This is necessary to determine the possible location of the fault.

Nov 07, 2011 | 1999 Jeep Cherokee

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No instrument panel. Truck runs great. No BuS signal on panel


You will need to check the wirings connections and ground connections.Remove the instrument cluster panel .Check the powers and grounds in the 3 cluster connectors.You will most likely find that all is ok. There are 4 battery feeds and 4 grounds wirings ,that are to be checked.Make sure you check for voltage with the key on.The 4 ground wires go back to 2 ground spots. 1 also runs the shift interlock and the amplifier, the other ground runs the clock-spring in the sterring column, the ignition switch, the sentry key module, and the headlamp switch. if any of these grounds are loose then truck will start but instrument panel will not work.There may be a fusible link wire at the alternator. The ground wire for the instrument panel has came loose on it or one of the fusible links have blown on it.Check the ground wires first,then look for the fusible link that comes off the alternator or the one from the starter one of them will probably be burnt. ----------------------- As you mentioned,its not showing no bus.This indicates its not PCM.The bus directly communicates with PCM.But if its not showing no bus then its faulty instrument panel itself or its wirings are short or the BCM itself is faulty and needs replacement. ------------------ Also click this link below to check the fault.Its directly from the manual for more troubleshooting:--- http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/02/diagnosis-for-cluster-from-manualfor.html --------------------------- This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.

Feb 26, 2011 | Dodge Ram 1500 Cars & Trucks

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Changing dashboard light


Hi,

This solution will be of great help to you,even in the case of future or other dashboard problems;
Instrument cluster consists of electronic analog gauges, various warning lights, and optional tachometer. Vehicles equipped with tachometer have an electronic vacuum fluorescent transmission range indicator (PRND3L),odometer and trip odometer display. Vehicles without tachometer are equipped with a cable-operated transmission range indicator.
Instrument cluster is equipped with the following warning lights:
Battery voltage.
Cruise (speed control).
Door ajar.
Fasten seat belt.
Lift gate ajar.
Low fuel level.
Low windshield and washer level.
Traction Control.
The Body Control Module (BCM), which receives input from various sensors, sends display information to instrument cluster and operates gauges. Instrument cluster incorporates a self-test diagnostic feature to identify electronic problems. BCM, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), and Transmission Control Module (TCM) are continuously monitored by the diagnostic system.

SELF-DIAGNOSTICS
With ignition off, press and hold TRIP and RESET buttons while turning ignition switch to ON position. Continue to hold TRIP and RESET buttons until odometer window displays CODE (approximately 5 seconds). If problem exists, system will display diagnostic trouble codes. See DIAGNOSTIC CODE CHART table. If no problem exists, Code 999 (end test) will be displayed.
DIAGNOSTIC CODE CHART
CodeDescription
110.......Cluster Memory Fault
111.......Cluster Calibration Fault
905.......No CCD Bus Message From TCM
921.......Odometer Fault From BCM
940.......No CCD Bus Message From PCM

After diagnostic code display ends, instrument cluster will go into each of the following tests in order:
Dim test.
Calibration test.
Odometer segment test.
Electronic Transmission Range indicator segment test.
Dim Test
CHEC-0 will be displayed in odometer window. Instrument cluster will dim Vacuum Florescent (VF) display. If VF displays do not dim, a problem in instrument cluster exists. See BODY CONTROL COMPUTER TESTS in BODY CONTROL COMPUTER article.
Calibration Test
CHEC-1 will be displayed in odometer window. Each of instrument cluster gauges will move sequentially through each calibration point. See GAUGE CALIBRATIONS table. If gauge needle is not calibrated properly, a problem in instrument cluster exists.

Odometer Segment Test
CHEC-2 will be displayed in odometer window. Each segment of odometer will light sequentially. If any segment does not light, replace instrument cluster.
Electronic Transmission Range Indicator Segment Test
CHEC-3 will be displayed in odometer window. Each segment of electronic transmission range indicator will light sequentially. If any segment does not light, replace instrument cluster.

Aug 09, 2010 | 1998 Plymouth Voyager

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