Did some research on the board, and it turns out the worm gears tend to break. Wrap the wire with electrical or duct tape to avoid scratching the paint. It should give you an excellent way to test the motors in the cluster. I am the original owner of a 1996 Mustang. In the event a part sold with a warranty fails to operate within the warranty period we will replace the part s with a functionally equivalent part or refund the part purchase price, at our option. If you have any questions about this install please feel free to contact our tech department 1-866-507-3786.
If driven gear teeth are okay and clip is present, go to next step. As you can see, replacing the odometer gears is very easy and it will keep us out of trouble. Want to make sure when we put the new one on we replicate that gap. I know Explorers were once one of the most popular vehicles on the road seems aftermarket parts are not widely available. I had to superglue it to use it. Rotate the cluster so that the gauges are upright. I went to my Ford Dealer to check if it was connected, the odometer, and trip meter.
Stock gears have thick grease, so I just used some of that. The fluid attacts moisture, road salt and leads to a fire when the fluid and moisture act as conductor between the hot leads and ground. It happened to me and I haven't fixed it yet. I removed the cluster and then removed the gold colored torx headed bolts from around the lense. Drive vehicle over a known, measured distance.
The thing to do is first check the cable. . Payment We accept Pay Pal, or most major credit cards. Step 9: The cluster of wires will lead you to the connectors. Below is a picture of the switch in question.
Take your flat screwdriver and push that tab in. There are five clips holding the bezel in place; so it's important to work all the way around to loosen every clip. If resistance is less than one ohm, go to next step. I also made sure that I installed the flatter side of the worm gear facing the motor housing. Unless otherwise noted, Buyer pays shipping. The link is a write up someonelse did. Just a shame these worm gears are so expensive.
Connectors are different colors and shapes, so you can't put them back in the wrong place. Look up the part number and make for certain though. It makes it easier if you take out the seats as well. Step 11: Make sure the headlight switch stem is extended when you reattach the bezel. One here, here, here, and here. Thanks for the quick reply. So with the small screwdriver sort of pick up on this plastic here, and give you enough room to turn it.
And i know when i need something even jn the future i know where to turn for total satisfaction. I was told that it is not repairable. Unless there could still be some issue with the gear placement I'm not sure where to look next. Odometer Gear Repair Kit Includes: - Drive Gear - Worm Gear The original odometer gears that Ford used in all 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998 Mustangs are known to break because of their poor quality. I'm posting to give you a thanks for the motor part, but I'm gonna add the directions you have are kinda hard to understand. The video instructions made the job easy and quick. If parts are correct, go to next step.
The hardest pieces to get out were the connections to which the oil pressure and voltage gauges push into. If resistance is less than one ohm, go to next step. If voltage is not correct, go to next step. Next we're going to remove the driven gear, which is right here. Disconnect vehicle speed sensor connector. If voltage is not present, replace fuse and retest system. Using voltmeter, verify battery voltage at input side of fuse No.
Let's line this up, push it back down into place. You need to disconnect it from both ends and see that the inside works, the hard part is r … emoving the instrument panel assy. I didn't want to take it all off, so I removed the following pieces only and was able to gently fold back the flexible board to see the back of the odometer. What you would do is put a little flathead screwdriver in the slot that would be there on the stock one, you're going to push the metal clip away and then just pull the nob off. No labor warranty is provided.