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Old 06-11-17, 07:48 PM
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Default Speedometer and Tachometer stopped working after wash

Washed my car and when I turned it on the Speedometer and Tach decided to stop working? Did I get a sensor wet or what could the issue be?
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Slap the dash board hard. It'll wake up
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Slap the dash board hard. It'll wake up
Yep, from time to time I have to give mine a smack right above the speedo. Not too hard though. Don't wear rings.
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My tach just started to not work and happening more often. I also smack the dash above the speedo to fix. What is going on so I can fix correctly. Go behind the dash and push harness in direction it plugs in?
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Fro98686 Great question ! I too have been playing the congos on my dash when this happens. Other than the ecu caps issue, anything anyone knows to remedy this?
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I think you have to disassemble the cluster and lube up the spindle on the gauges, probably not a task for everybody given the complexity of these things. Mine usually works but ocassionally gets stuck at 0 and comes to life after about 40mph, I don't even realize it's dead until it jumps to life lol.
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I think you have to disassemble the cluster and lube up the spindle on the gauges, probably not a task for everybody given the complexity of these things. Mine usually works but ocassionally gets stuck at 0 and comes to life after about 40mph, I don't even realize it's dead until it jumps to life lol.
Mine works but that main light doesn't so I can never see my speed but I feel it. I mean I've driven by those things that tell you your speed and I'm usually dead on without ever looking at the speedo, lol.

Also does the temp gauge get stuck like that too? Because mine is at the very bottom but I think I need to replace the temperature sender next to the coolant temp sensor.
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