A couple of years ago I swapped clusters in my truck, and discovered the wiring differences between the 93s and 92s. I removed the single wire on the temp sensor located on the drivers side rear of the cylinder head and hooked a jumper wire from the temp sensor wire to battery ground. You should then try to compress the push rod on the master. We perform Ford instrument cluster repairs, speedometer, and odometer repairs for a wide variety of Ford cars and trucks correcting many different issues. All gauges plug into embedded sockets in the cluster flex circuit. My Ford instrument panel is back functioning in good form. A quick compression test will give you a good idea what's going on.
Removing The Speedometer Cable 1983-1994 : The speedometer cable has a plastic lock on the end that catches a groove on the back of the instrument cluster to hold the cable in place. I took it to breaks plus and no one knew what they were doing. When the speedometer isn't working check to see if you can use your cruise control. If one can be found? If it's the bulbs, how many are there? Two are on the bottom and should have been exposed by loosening the metal guard. If speedometer works sensor is okay. A lot of people add these to there Rangers.
It is located on the bottom of the transaxle, just to the driver's side of center and can be identified by looking for the round head with a square in the middle. I found a 90 2wd ranger with a 4. If the speeometer cable is the original cable it might be time to replace it with a new one. Thank you all for the responses. Removing the shroud itself, however, is no small feat. I was at 106,000 miles when that happened about 4 years ago.
If you have any more question, feel free to contact me. Have an… First off, you would have 2 totally different feeling problems. I will refine search as this thread is not helpful. Do you have cruise control? Cheapest option to start with, but could be the speedo cluster itself also. Remove the radio by inserting the radio removal tool or allen wrenches in the two small holes on either side of the radio. I think they have the same sweep angle and sensitivity. If runout is more than 0.
Depress the hazard warning switch 4-way flashers and remove the trim panel. I used the odometer trip to help me determine when it was time to get gas again, since I only put 7 or so gallons in at a time. For sure I don't want to go through this again. This is kind of tricky because one tab needs pushed in and one needs pushed up and then you need to pull on the cable to release the assembly. Not so many Rangers but they have a crap ton of Explorers which those parts you listed are almost identical except for the dome light.
So I will have to pull the cluster to check all the bulbs. Where can I check next? On a 93, the temp gauge shares its 12 volt supply with the fuel gauge. Thanks again for your help You are correct about grounding the sensor wire. Just too far from where I'm at. Any idea which fuse to check? Turn the master upside down so that the fluid will enter and exit from the top.
How do you remove the handle for the parking brake? Odometer is an analog display also, what can be done about this? On a 92 this connection would be on pin 7 of C250. I checked the clusters printed circuit board on the back of the cluster and it looks good, all the connections on the flex circuit appear to be in good condition. I used a knife and a pen cap because they were handy, but 2 small screwdrivers would work. There are 6 large and 12 smaller lights, simply twist the socket counter-clockwise to remove. Is it a mechanical or electrical sensor? Because of this, you can expect only positive surprises you order Ford cluster and auto parts from us! I was told when you do this the gauge should move all the way to the hot side, it doesn't move at all.
If you enter it 3 times and fail, google what to do then. This is the reason why I'm thinking it may be in the temp sensor single wire? I hope the picture helps because it was a pain to try and capture. Might even have to drop steering column - disconnect air bag first! Just too far from where I'm at. Posted on Feb 23, 2010 Check your speedometer cable at both ends and make sure it is on tight. I had to rest it on the steering wheel and press the button with a pen that I had in my mouth. Check the Ring Tone gear. Hey guys, I have a 98 Ranger xlt.
Test for proper voltage on the instrument panel circuit board. The problem with Ford Pickups brake light and blinker system is usually the ground part of the circuit, particularly in pickups with rust. This is very easy to do at home using a phillips screwdriver. I have heard that there is a calibration pot on the tachs but I can't confirm this. Can get used from eBay search for speedometer or odometer, is one unit or take to dealer. The cable will wear out over time and cause your speedometer to stop working when you drive your car. Coolant recovery tank cap is the same for explorers.