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Username Post: Replaced Transmission        (Topic#332944)
CHolmes 
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Reg: 02-09-16
02-09-16 08:09 AM - Post#2607660    

Just had the transmission replaced for my 1988 C1500. Now the speedometer doesn't work and my mechanic says I need an instrument cluster part. I can't see how the instrument cluster is affecting my speedometer. Also, mechanic says he replaced the speedometer sensor when he replaced the transmission. Says he can't find an instrument cluster part to repair the speedometer. Help.



 




CHolmes 
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Reg: 02-09-16
02-09-16 08:30 AM - Post#2607665    
    In response to CHolmes

Clarification - Mechanic is referring to the entire instrument panel assembly as a cluster. He says replacing all gauges is cheaper than replacing part by part.



 
49_Purple 
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02-16-16 12:18 PM - Post#2609252    
    In response to CHolmes

....if the speedo worked with the old tranny, then he did something wrong. why did he change the sensor ?

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rockfangd 
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03-01-16 12:10 PM - Post#2612444    
    In response to 49_Purple

Likely it is a problem with the vss wire. Green I believe. I doubt it is the cluster itself.
that was before the DRAC setup introduced in 1992.
If it worked fine before but did not after then it is usually either wrong part or wire got pinched or broken

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