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Topic Review (Newest First)
03-15-2015 04:32 PM
Deftmetal
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pennut View Post
No, not really once you know how to do it. Look at my post#74

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/m...ges-how-8.html
Check the dates. By the time you posted about it my focus had gone threw two engines and no longer was able to drive it.
03-15-2015 10:54 AM
Pennut
Quote:
Originally Posted by Deftmetal View Post
Thank you

The hardest part is getting the wires disconnected
No, not really once you know how to do it. Look at my post#74

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/m...ges-how-8.html
03-13-2015 09:56 PM
Deftmetal You could clean it pretty easily
03-13-2015 03:28 AM
SocratesRising
Behind the glass?

Hi, do you know if once that is removed you can clean behind the glass which covers the speedometer and tach? I've got some water stains or something behind there which are driving me insane - MUST CLEAN!
07-22-2014 12:02 PM
implausible Great job!
07-22-2014 11:32 AM
shengsri nice!! thank you :D
02-17-2013 02:12 PM
Twenty Thanks for the write up!
02-17-2013 01:50 PM
Deftmetal Thank you

The hardest part is getting the wires disconnected
02-17-2013 01:16 PM
Chaos09 Nice write up.
02-17-2013 01:08 PM
Deftmetal
Removing OEM gauge cluster: how to

These pictures were taken on re assembly.

1: first put the steering wheel in the downward rearmost position.



2: grab the middle plastic piece and slide it towards rear of vehicle



3: the fabric piece clips into steering wheel, it pulls up easily.




4: there are 2 torque screws that hold the gauges in. One below each of the big gauges. Remove them.



5: the gauges slide out. They are in tight but with the 2 screws removed there is nothing else holding it in. Angle the gauges out passenger side first until there is resistance from the wire.



6: The electrical connector now needs to be removed. The connector has a tab that needs to be depressed in the centre.



This allows the retainer to be flipped (like a light switch)

This is locked position



Open position


7: the assembly can now be slid out towards passenger side with wiper arm in down position.







Disassembly of the gauge cluster.

There are 4 clips on top, 4 clips on bottom.







Outer piece comes off



There is nothing holding the rest together






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