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Module master said they can't do anything for mileage or screens. seems like the case with most companies so far unfortunately. I haven't been able to find any legit companies that do this in the states - any recommendations?
Well, my OBDIi sensor is reading speed and rpm, with no engine codes so it seems like it may be time to find a new cluster. My last question is if the odometer data is stored within the cluster? If i buy another cluster and plug it in, will it show the mileage on the car or the mileage on the cluster?
Would I be able to check with a OBDII sensor the live data stream of rpm/speed? would that be the easiest way to narrow down to cluster failure? Also, would there be anything other than a cluster failure that would make the displays go out? The lights behind them turn on but nothing on them, no mileage or anything. Some say ignition switch but i haven't had any issues with it
Update: It's not the fuses and the connections all look good. I pulled the fuses while the car was on and the lights and temp/fuel gauges died, so those are working properly. I pulled the gauge cluster and all connections on the back looked fine as well. Any ideas?
This helps narrow it down to either a faulty fuse or loose connection. Thanks
Thanks for the reply. I don't believe so, but I'm willing to check. My wonder is are there dedicated connectors for just the tach, speedometer and screens?
Hello all, I've looked through just about every thread on the internet about this and haven't been able to find a solution. My car was dead for at least a week comma and when I started it none of the above gauges were working. fuel gauge and temperature gauge work fine, all of the lights work fine, but the digital displays and the tachometer and speedometer are not working. Initially, the radio was not working either, but that was a simple b2 fuse replacement. I've tried putting in different fuses, switching fuses, turning the car off and pulling b1, then turning it on, pulling the negative terminal and hitting the brakes, all to no avail. I'm confused because it seems like the cluster is getting information from the engine, as evidenced by the Fuel and temperature gauge is working, but for some reason the speedo and tachometer are not. Could this be the loose connection, even though Fuel and temperature work?
Try 4395 Yep that's the one I have, and it didn't work. It just goes back to the first digit and keeps blinking. I seem to remember the code that worked had something like 536X? Are there any other options?
Hi, 1998 Boxster CDR-210 Type: R3297? Serial: W5021637 Strange thing though, I have the radio code card and the serial number matches the one shown on the radio display. I even called the Porsche dealer, same numbers, but the code doesn't work....there used to be that Java applet for this and when using that I remember using a different code. What do you come up with? Thank you so much!
I've checked fuses and put a new microswitch but have not had any luck with even the windows dropping. The car has a module installed that allows the roof to open and close at up to 25mph so I believe that the emergency brake has been bypassed or spoofed somehow, but even when it is up there's no luck with it. Does anyone have any ideas? I need to replace the coolant tank but can't get the clamshell into service mode. Thanks.
Well, I had the standard worn horn issue but I fixed that. Shortly after, my horn became intermittent, and then stopped working entirely. The fuse is intact. While driving along, I occasionally hear a sparking or crackling noise in the steering wheel, which goes away as soon as I press the horn. My preferred Porsche mech said there were some brushes behind the wheel that get worn out and need to be replaced, but he moved away and I don't trust the new one so I'm looking at you. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks!