When these have been removed, you can pull out the motor casing from behind the speedometer dial. Remove the speedometer needle by pinching the round base of the needle and turning the needle clockwise until it stops, then pull up slowly and gently while rocking the needle back and forth slightly. Do this slowly; if you feel any resistance as you are pulling, place a finger under the dial of the gauge and press upward where the post passes through and connects into the motor casing. Worse mistake of my week. It is very easy to bend the needle and it is essential that you take your time doing this step and do not force the needle off. Start the car and test drive for a few miles to test that both the speedometer and the truck odometer are working properly and that your odometer repair has worked.
When I went out to speak with his technician Curtis to inquire what exactly he had done to my car and why the check engine light was on the owner Lawrence told me not to be out there harassing his worker. May begin to function 20 minutes or more after starting vehicle. The car overheated on the way to court. You may freely link to this site, and use it for non-commercial use subject to our. When I texted to inquire about the warranty on the work done on my car that was never mentioned verbally or in writing I got no response. I was treated rudely, up charged for labor after they had my car for 5 days with no callbacks or updates even though I called them daily and was promised repeatedly to advise on what was done or needed. It is not easy to transport a car to mechanic 700 miles away but Joe's confidence and professionalism put me at ease.
The motor casing will look like a small black plastic box attached to the reverse side of the dial, and will be separate from the metal housing of the gauge that contains the speedometer. I had a slight fender bender that did not break the grill; however, it. Once you can reach behind the gauge, note how the wire connects to it and then disconnect it by grasping it near the connection and pulling it free. The dealership asked if the coolant was added and topped off due to them having to add coolant after the car overheated and stopped on them and if there was a warranty on the work I told them I would try to find out. When your odometer ceases to work, most people assume they must replace the unit, which can get quite expensive. Silverado, Yukon, Lesabre, Suburban, Denali, Rainer, Tahoe, Sierra, Rendezvous, Avalanche,Envoy, Blazer, Canyon, Escalade, Impala, Pontiac, Aztec, Hummer, Monte Carlo, Bonneville, H-2, S-10, Grand-Am, Oldsmobile, Gran-Prix, Silhouette, Trailblazer, Montana, Bravada, Cavalier, Sunfire, Venture, Topkick-Kodiak Call or Text Us Today! That is compared to being attacked and having to get stitches, having a fender bender, having to get a hotel and extend my stay and surviving a low-grade tornado that damaged the rental car.
Gently pry the gauge out of the dashboard, but do this without disconnecting the wiring to the speedometer. I called Joe and he said he could repair my car. In less than 6 miles the light was back on. I found Joe and eurofix on a Porsche forum where another owner had his transmission fixed by them. I have a Porsche 911 turbo transmission that has a known defect. The next day March 14, 2019 when I came back into the shop and began asking questions about the work that was done and upset that my car was running rough and the check engine light was still on I was advised by Lawrence that he understood why I was attacked as I didn't know when to be quiet and that he was doing me a favor.
However, you can repair an odometer fairly easily. To effect the odometer repair, use a tiny screwdriver to pry the gear out and replace it with a new one, using the screwdriver to press it back into place. My car overheated and stopped on the dealership technician in less than 2 weeks after the repairs from Action Transmission. When I got the car back the check engine light was still on. Take out the screws on the back of the unit and remove the gauge from the casing. This repair requires you or your mechanic to remove your instrument cluster and ship it to us. Work needs to be done carefully in order to avoid damaging the pieces.
Porsche does not warrant the problem an according to them there is no fix. Now, insert a thin flat head screwdriver under the gasket between your speedometer and the dashboard the odometer is actually part of the speedometer. Step 3 - Odometer Planetary Remove the gear pod from the top of the motor casing. Once you have the speedometer out, look at the wiring clip to see how it attaches then gently loosen and remove it, leaving the harness hanging for later reconnection. Make sure you have the wiring harness in the correct way before snapping it back into the speedometer. You can easily repair your odometer yourself, and this is much cheaper than paying for a new part and fitting costs.
Ease the speedometer back into the dashboard then re-connect the negative battery terminal to the cable. When I inquired about it I was insulted by the owner who told me that the light was off when they finished with it but I picked it up 30 minutes after they closed from their receptionist LaTonya who I texted back to advise that the check engine light was still on and called the two numbers I had for Lawrence with no answer or response back from LaTonya or Lawrence A. Instrument Cluster Repair We service and repair digital and analog instrument clusters. Grasp the post that is used to reset the trip odometer and gently pull it from the gauge. Curtis cleared it and suggested that I drive the car to see if it came on again. When I inquired if they filled the coolant like they charged me for I got no response. We welcome your comments and suggestions.
I have my car back and it is running great. The odometer stops working because the gear within the odometer has worn out. Here is a list of some common instrument cluster repair and speedometer repair services we offer: Symptoms: sticking gauges, no backlight. Also, there's no need to worry about illegally changing the mileage as this isn't possible during repair. It should come off very easily and expose the interior of the motor, which includes the planetary gear.