Now the gauge is stuck at 80 mph and doesn't move at all. Now my speedometer ranges 45 mph sitting still and once you start going you are at 110 mph. This article applies to the Ford Mustang V6 1994-2014. Perfect for those upgrading from a 4 gauge cluster to a six gauge cluster. Still think this should have been addressed by Ford. Beginning on the left-hand side of the dash, start prying the dash panel covering the instrument cluster out using a trim removal tool or flat head screwdriver.
So you pushed the needle so hard that you broke the. Sensors around your car gather data and send it to your car's computer. The install will need to be performed by a dealership as the Information in the existing cluster will have to be downloaded and reloaded into the new cluster. Each time the speedometer went down 10 mph until I finally got it to 0. Place the original cluster on a clean surface.
This example is exceptionallyclean inside and out and very well maintained. The info must be downloaded from the old cluster before removing old cluster. Remove the instrument cluster trim by the following steps. The worst is the gas gauge and the speedometer. This is a huge problem and a safety issue. If light bulbs fail after repair, we will be happy to replace them for a nominal fee. The only thing I've been able to count on until lately was the low gas light.
Customer service was able to run down to the warehouse and cancel the order at the last minute. Now a week later I noticed the speedometer doesn't work as well. This should be a recall!!! Also huge issue when driving on the highway and reads your going zero, great way to get a ticket. This article applies to the Ford. The pointer should align with the Calibration Point Line on the overlay. Install the new Simco Graphic Appliqué with the Rings and Pre-Installed Calibration Templates: 17. The failure mileage was 60,000 and the current mileage was 72,000.
I have read way too many ideas on line to fix this if at all possible. It was confirmed with a speed radar sign. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. Pull the gauge cluster out to access the wiring connector. Don't forget to Like and Subscribe. Be careful not to scratch the painted rings or peel up the Calibration Templates that are attached; using a soft, lint free cloth will help with this. Some will say the the instrument cluster needs to be replaced, but I have found that all that really needs to be done is replace the 'stepper motors' on the circuit board of the instrument panel.
This article applies to the Ford. Install the New Pointers by the following these steps: 23. A Ford with as few miles as this one is a rare find. The Overlays will be easier to remove if each one is peeled from left to right. If you notice that your instrument cluster is not displaying information correctly, you may also want to check the wires connecting the cluster to the car's computer or the computer itself. Then re-connect the Negative - Battery Terminal. Make sure that no pointers are rubbing on the appliqué surface.
Move your steering wheel back into the desired position. I checked online and noticed there were many other owners with the same defect. Remember for the 6 Gauge Clusters the Voltage and Oil Pressure gauges will rotate in the opposite direction. I have always taken care of my Mustang an I think Ford should recall the cluster. Weather does seem to be a factor in this. The contact could not determine at which speed they were traveling or the amount of gasoline fuel that was in the fuel tank. The Long Pointers will be install on the Speedometer and Tachometer gauge locations and the Short Pointers will be installed on the Fuel, Water temp, Voltage, and Oil pressure gauge locations.
For a couple of months, it was fine. Truck freight and oversize charges still apply unless otherwise notes and can only be shipped to the lower 48 States. Once both sides are released, pull the trim panel out. I recommend checking craigslist for a local person, because this is a very common problem. The huge issue I have with Ford it that they know these issue exist with so so many complaints and does nothing to fix the issue and want the customer to pay for they poor design.
Engine temperature shows when the vehicle is up to the operating temp, or possibly overheating. Once all the gauges are calibrated you can then remove the Calibration Overlays by peeling them off. It affects all gauges but the speedometer being the most important. Do Not push them down yet. After I ordered the part, I realized I needed a different part from them. For the 6 Gauge Clusters the Voltage and Oil Pressure gauges will rotate in the opposite directions.
No recall without enough complaints about this issue. My car skidded; I was going faster than what the gauge was saying which is lower than actual speed since I had to stop abruptly, another car rear-ended me. The correct part number for the upgraded stepper motor is X25-589 Replacing the instrument cluster is an involved project because of the odometer and other electrical data issues. The Calibration Points are represented as a thick line that runs diagonal across the overlay see figure 13. Slide the cluster in the dash. This article applies to the Ford Mustang V6 1994-2014.