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Old 10-15-2020, 01:32 PM   #21
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Is this the same “screw” that you are referring to in your video? The one that requires drilling a hole into the cluster to gain access?
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I thought I had a picture, but I guess I don't.

If you flip the instrument cluster over, on the back is a connector that looks like a watch face with only the hour hand on it. You would turn the hour hand to the correct setting.

david29 sells parts on here and he has modified instrument clusters for customers. You might try sending him an email to see how to set it. He might have pictures, too.
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Is this the same “screw” that you are referring to in your video? The one that requires drilling a hole into the cluster to gain access?
No, the one in the video is for selecting the Diagnostic Procedure Mode.

No drilling.
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Old 10-17-2020, 07:00 AM   #24
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Gotcha. So I removed my relay, hoping I could get one at O'reilly's with no luck. So I just switched it with one of the other relays next to it. Same issues, kind of works intermittently.

Going to try and switch out the speedometer modules over the weekend. Is it possible to switch the odometer reading so it is accurate to my truck? I am at 225,000 miles and the new odometer reads at 165K.
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Email me using the first link in my signature. They don't like it when I post how to modify the odometer.
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Old 10-18-2020, 06:42 AM   #26
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So I took apart the Speedo. Where exactly is this potentiometer and/or adjustment for going between ka and vg?

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So I took apart the Speedo. Where exactly is this potentiometer and/or adjustment for going between ka and vg?

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It is the BLUE dial located on the back of the tachometer.

In the picture below, mine is set to V6. If you have a 4-cylinder, you would turn the dial to match what is shown.

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Oh gotcha. I thought it was on the back of the Speedo.
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In the picture below, mine is set to V6. If you have a 4-cylinder, you would turn the dial to match what is shown.
hey,joe...did you mean to say "mine is set to V6.
in the picture below, if you have a 4cylinder, you would turn the dial to match what is shown." ?

i have a cluster from a 95 V6 i wil be replacing my 4 cyl. cluster with...so i just wanted to make sure.....


the 95 doesn't have an airbag light, mine has an airbag. do you think this swap will be okay? i don't really care if i have an airbag indicator light or not.

also, does the tach needle have to come off to get it to that point ?

does the speedo needle have to come off when i make adjustments to make my new ODO match up ?
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hey,joe...did you mean to say "mine is set to V6.
in the picture below, if you have a 4cylinder, you would turn the dial to match what is shown." ?

i have a cluster from a 95 V6 i wil be replacing my 4 cyl. cluster with...so i just wanted to make sure.....
Yes, if you took an instrument cluster out of a 4 cyl truck and you are putting it into a V6 truck, you would need to match the dial as shown.

If your instrument cluster came from a V6 truck and it is going back into a V6 truck, you should not need to do anything.

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the 95 doesn't have an airbag light, mine has an airbag. do you think this swap will be okay? i don't really care if i have an airbag indicator light or not.
It should be fine. The wiring is the same.

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also, does the tach needle have to come off to get it to that point ?
No, I've never taken any of the needles off. I have heard of people who did, and they had a hard time getting the needles back to the right spot. Their dials will always be off for the life of the instrument cluster.

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does the speedo needle have to come off when i make adjustments to make my new ODO match up ?
No, the gears come off the back of the speedo cluster.
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