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Even after having replaced the alternator of b 2500, the dashboard,i.e. the odometer,temperature,fuel & engine rotation is not working.I am having various versions;1) the dashboard has blown due to extra voltage from the alternator;2)the speed sensor is damaged and hence the dashboard is not getting the appropriate signals and is not responding.I really don't undrestand what to do.The problem is that in Mauritius it's difficult to get certain parts or if you get it,you have to disburse a fortune .Thanks alot for your kind help.Anuraj,from Mauritius(a small but beautiful island in the Indian Ocean)

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I would recommend sending the cluster out for repair. You'll be without for a few days (maybe longer for you). There may be someplace closer to you but this is who I use. ISSPRO com Quality Gauges Tachometers Speedometers and more

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SOURCE: my odometer,temperature,fuel and engine rotation

the alt diagnosis is correct and the most common problem relating to your issue the alt voltage regulator is malfunctioning causing the amperage to spike the faster alt spins the more current it outputs thats why accelerating causes it to blow replace alt also check the wiring and fuse pannel this problem can cause melting or bad connections

plz comment and reply if you have more questions

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SOURCE: mazda 626 1999 model. These problems was noticed

unplug the postive side of battery then plug back by reseting the brain you can by pass most of them all because its reading what use to be problems.

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My mph, gas, and temp gauges are not working

That's why you don't let you husband work on your car ! Unless he does it for a living .. For MPH there is a VSS - vehicle speed sensor , for the gas there is a sending unit in the fuel tank, for the temp. gauge there is a temp. sensor located in coolant stream on the engine .You more then likely need to have you instrument cluster repaired . GM had a problem with step motors inside the instrument cluster . A step motor is what controls the individual gauge. The sensors are all inputs to the PCM - powertrain control module (engine computer ) .
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
The IPC displays the engine coolant temperature as determined by the PCM. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating the engine coolant temperature. The engine coolant temperature gage defaults to C or below if:
The PCM detects a malfunction in the engine coolant temperature sensor circuit.

The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the PCM.

Fuel Gage
The IPC displays the fuel level as determined by the PCM. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating the fuel level percent. The fuel gage defaults to empty if:
The PCM detects a malfunction in the fuel level sensor circuit.

The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the PCM.

When the fuel level is less than 14% (84ohms), the low fuel indicator illuminates.
The IPC contains a season odometer and a trip odometer. Momentarily press the trip select/reset switch in order to toggle between the season odometer and the trip odometer. Press the trip select/reset switch for greater than 1.5 seconds, while the trip odometer is displayed, in order to reset the trip odometer. The IPC displays the vehicle mileage and trip mileage as determined by the IPC. The IPC calculates the mileage based on the vehicle speed information from the PCM. The odometer will display 'error' if an internal IPC memory failure is detected.
PRNDL Display
The IPC displays the selected gear position as determined by the PCM. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating the gear position. The PRNDL display shall flash all gear positions if:
The PCM detects a malfunction in the transmission range switch circuit.

The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the PCM.

The IPC displays the vehicle speed based on the information from the PCM. The PCM converts the data from the vehicle speed sensor to a 4000 pulses per 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 mph (0 kph) if a malfunction in the vehicle speed sensor circuit exists.
The IPC displays the engine speed as determined by the PCM. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating the engine speed. The tachometer will default to 0 rpm if:
The PCM detects a malfunction in the engine speed sensor circuit.

The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the PCM.

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Fan for radiador dont work only wend a/c is turn on fans come on but slow i gat a hyundai santa fe 2002

In general, vehicles with electric radiator fans use an electronic temperature control so the fans only run as fast as needed. The energy to drive the fans come from the fuel you burn, so this is supposed to improve fuel economy. The air conditioner load makes the engine run hotter, so the fans should come on then.

Now, here is the real question: is the engine overheating at traffic light stops? Do you see an abnormal temperature rise on the dashboard gauge (assuming you have one)? If so, you may have a problem with the fan motor bearing, check for smooth and easy rotation of the fan when the engine is cold (it's dangerous to do so when the engine hot; the fan may come on even with the engine turned off). On the other hand, if the temperature indication is generally lower than it used to be, the temperature sensor may be going bad and is not calling for the fan to be on when it should be.

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Which fuse is for temperature gauge on dashboard

  • The temperature gauge is not on a fuse of its own, it would work with all the instruments, ie fuel gauge, warning lights etc. If the temp gauge does not work and the fuel gauge does,, look for the problem elsewhere such as the sender unit on the engine. A quick check is to remove the wire from the sensor unit on the engine and short it out to ground. If the gauge picks up, replace the sensor unit.
  • Otherwise, check the wire itself for breaks, or bad connections.

Sep 27, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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How do i replace alternator gauge in a 2003 chevrolet 2500 suburban dashboard?

Go to You Tube Video & watch

Believe it is soldered in, as well as the lamps

Same with the radio lamps that fail

They are called stepper motors & you need GM updated ones

May as well do all 4 & all the lamps-watch the video

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Srs light, crazy odometer then no read outs, engine stalls won't start

Check the battery and alternator wiring connections. Also, check the alternator belt. If it is missing or has no tension, the belt tensioner may be broken. The thumping seems to imply a catastrophic mechanical failure or a small explosion affecting the electrical system, but it may have been unburned fuel igniting in the catalytic converter due to a problem with the engine computer (perhaps it wasn't working right due to the electrical problem).

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My odometer,temperature,fuel and engine rotation meter are not working,wosrt the 80 amps fuse located near the batterie is blowing once I'm accelarating the vehicle.We have tried to change the fuse but...

who told you this? did they test the voltage and amps at the alt? check for a short near or on the alt. if so and they came up with this then replacing the alt should fix the problem

Jan 20, 2011 | 2008 Mazda B Series Pickup

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My brother has leant me his 1993 Ford fairmont EB11. A red light is flashing intermiitanly it looks like a fan in some kind of cylinder. Could someone tell me what it is?

  • Full instrumentation pack (four ancillary guages plus tachometer) - with volt meter & oil pressure guage.
  • Speedometer, odometer, tripmeter, fuel guage & water temperature guage standard in addition to the above.
  • WARNING LIGHTS: High beam, rear window demist on, turn signal / hazard light, alternator fail, lights on, park-brake on, washer fluid low, radiator coolant low, cruise control indicator and low oil pressure.
  • AUDIBLE WARNING CHIMES: low fuel, lights on, low alternator charge, low oil pressure, high coolant temperature and brake failure.
  • Trip Computer standard featuring fuel consumption figures, distance to empty, average speed & time display.
I found this site, no mention of the fan in a cylinder, but I'll let you figure it out. Hope this helps.

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Dashboard on Honda Civic 2002 not working

There is 2 harnesses near the bottom of the steering column that you should check. Also change the block fuses in fuse box.

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