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Weird digital odometer appearance


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My digital odometer window on my MY01 996 C2 has been experiencing a weird look to it. I really can't say how long it's been going on but to the left of the total mileage there are some weird 'marks' in the same orange color that the numerals are 'made of'. Any ideas? I will try to get some photos uploaded tomorrow and it will explain it better than I can describe in words. The aforementioned markings are non-descript. Just looks like some sort of garbage that the computer may be passing on to the odometer. :o :o :o

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The LCD display has gone bad. Same thing happens with the LCD display for the a/c. I think the electrical guys call it LCD bleed.

The only instrument cluster parts Porsche sells is the knobs. The cluster is made by VDO. Years ago I bought a used 996 cluster off ebay to put in my 986. The middle LCD was bad. I checked with several speedometer shops and was told that VDO does not sell parts for electronic clusters. I even contacted VDO but they never got back to me.

Here is a recent post about the inability to get parts. http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=19796

On the other hand this guy was able to have the tac motor replaced. http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?s...20&start=20 He is a local guy as is Palo Alto Speedometer. I don't know if Palo Alto Speedometer now has a source for new parts, or if they had a used cluster as a donor for parts. Palo Alto Speedometer was one of the shops I checked with years ago, and back then they said they could not get parts.

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