Then using the soldering pencil apply a dot of solder to each leg. There are 11 clips on the back of trim panel that unsnap when pulled gently. All posts in here are put up for all to read and gain information on how to do something to their silverado or sierra. This is the perfect time to replace them, you can get the correct bulbs along with the stepper motors here: they simply solder onto the board. After much frustration, I found that those stupid white gauge faces didn't let enough light in and made hot spots across the entire gauge face. My oil pressure gauge, fuel gauge and temp gauge don't work. It was showing 52mph,the fuzz said I was doing yes thats right 62 mph! Desoldering wick Step 5: This takes a bit of patience.
Repeat this step for as many stepper motors as you are replacing. We offer a lifetime warranty on the functionality of the cluster and gauges. Ready to get things rolling? I was lucky I guess, and had everything work the first time. My main complaint is the dash cluster problem. What if my whole cluster intermittently goes out at the same time, all the gauges and lights go out except the check engine light? It is not like I did something to make my gauges stop working. A: You need to tell them when ordering what your mileage is and engine hours so they can program the new one with that data.
In the rare occasion that the item is not repairable, we will either replace the circuit board entirely or refund the cost of the repair, at our discretion. Now you simply need to pop your new where the old ones were, they will only install in one direction so you don't have to worry about mixing them up or getting it wrong. Use the de-soldering bulb and the solder iron to suck off the old solder on each of the four pins of each motor. These issues are repairable but are not part of our standard rebuild. If you're having this intermittent power failure you'll need a shop to repair the cluster, info here: Q. Remove them and you will then be able to angle the instrument cluster out.
In November of 2008, the U. Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees. Many thanks, the process worked well - it is very disconcerting to be driving down the road with '0' oil pressure. You can turn it to the right a little and then back to the left. As another side note, you will see that my photos have both white and black gauge faces.
Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. Panels on vehicles 7 years old or younger with 70,001 miles 110,001 km to 80,000 miles 130,000 km would receive replacements, but the owner or lessee was responsible for the cost of labor. Kinda get ya coming and going. Now you can pop the motors off the front of the board once all the old solder has been removed. Was this review helpful to you? If it's they're too difficult to remove you need to suck off more solder. Was not notified of Recall even though I had the truck in the dealer for Electrical problem of back tail light time after time.
Tools Needed: New Stepper Motors 7mm nutdriver or socket and ratchet Soldering Pencil Solder and Flux Desoldering Wick Needle Nose Pliers Flat blade screwdriver Patience Step 1: Disconnect positive battery terminal, if column shift, set park brake and move shift lever all the way down to first gear, then tilt steering wheel to full down position. Make sure to disconnect the battery during installation so you don't short anything out. Your seat belt will be restored to its original factory condition and sent back to you within 24 hours. So if it got stuck in the middle it would assume that were it is, is at zero. Place the circuit board back into the white center housing and snap on the black back housing. I am very happy with my purchase. I had gone so far as checking on a replacement cluster to try and cure the problem, sure glad i did a little more looking.
Repeat for each new motor. Customer responsible for return shipping on core items. Best thing I did replacing old one. This services requires that you send us your cluster for repair. Don't worry, you won't break the needle if you keep your fingers near the base of the needle and away from the tip while you do this step.
It is nice to have all the lights and gauges on the cluster working. What if I have light bulbs out too? Next up you'll need to remove the clear plastic lens. Then you use the solder and iron to solder on a small amount of solder to each motor's pin. Plus, we do it the day we receive it so that you can get back on the road fast, often within a week. If your vehicle currently has the transmission temperature gauge, there is no additional cost associated with the rebuild. We pay for you to ship the faulty panel to us and to ship it back good as new, and we guarantee our work for life.
Easy to do unplugged the cluster and took it in the house to clean up and take apart. What if my needles are off a bit after I start up the vehicle? I sent the truck to the Crusher. We do more then just just repair the part. It is a real pain in the butt and the bell sound drives you nut's Chevy need's to fix the problem and tell people what the problem is and why it happen's. Ok you're now ready to remove the old and replace them with new ones.
Can someone tell me where to begin on fixing it. Thus, the dealer has to transfer the info for you and they wont do that with out it being a dealer product. I have done the occassional flat tire, checked oil and have almost always pumped my own gas, but other than that i know nothing about cars. I have the same problem that all the gauges are out. Rotate all the needles counter clockwise gently until the come to a stop, they should all stop at or just below the zero marks.