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01-05-2015 07:38 AM
Tiger-Heli Also - the printed circuit board should (on a 2002 at least) just pull off - it is held by spring retainers behind the speedo, temp gauge, fuel gauge and (if applicable) tach.
01-03-2015 07:01 PM
sailor Easy access side seems to solve most problems that cleaning can resolve.
01-03-2015 11:14 AM
trondk Can I ask, did you clean both sides or just the rear?
I`m unable to figure out how to access the side beneath the speedo and rpm
06-18-2014 09:00 PM
amc49 If they put it together you can take it apart, doing so though often requires being creative as to coming back up with alternative ways of fixing fasteners that were intended to be broken to disassemble things. Ever took apart a Playstation 3?, Brother, they do not intend for kids to be doing that...................
06-18-2014 07:45 AM
Tiger-Heli
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Originally Posted by TenaciouDave_77 View Post
I am just curious if the LCD in the instrument cluster can be replaced w/o having to buy a whole instrument cluster?
Old thread, but partial answer here: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...7&postcount=10
04-21-2014 10:22 PM
sico9512 Well done I fixed my daughters car cluster is now working fine thanks to you
01-25-2013 08:46 PM
sailor AFAIK, Ford only sells the "assembly" - so you'd have to find an electronics supply source for that specific component...

Whoever built it got the part SOMEWHERE, but guessing where? THAT'S the rub....

Engineering parts supply catalog.....

Finding a source that'll sell you just ONE....

used cluster is probably a bit easier when the time comes.....

luck!

(and as whynot mentioned, more questions REALLY need a new thread to get the best answers....)
01-25-2013 05:43 PM
whynotthinkwhynot Please start your own thread. The last post before you was 9-27-2010. You'll get better help doing that than bringing up an old thread.
01-25-2013 11:28 AM
TenaciouDave_77
The LCD Read Out in the Instrument Cluster

I am just curious if the LCD in the instrument cluster can be replaced w/o having to buy a whole instrument cluster? So far the odometer is reading fine, but the trip reset reads of the numbers as though the crystals are getting bad in the LCD?

Thanks for any help!!!
09-27-2010 05:09 PM
sailor Posted via FF Mobile "wave" soldering works OK, unless you have a joint that got contaminated somehow, so no solder sticks.. Had a Marine radio that acted up, on opening it found one joint with no solder, mechanical contact was all that let it work at all... freshly soldered & fixed permanently... Vibration is hell on solder joints in cars, more than one component I`ve fixed just needed resoldering... Unfortunately getting to the board is less & lesss possible on many parts...
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