Removing Instrument Panel for work on Speedo cable
Instrument Panel for work on Speedo cable
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on the Instrument panel!
have to take off the panel to see, and get at the speedo cable, or
any other work on the panel.
on the panel, you unscrew the two screws seen at the front of
the panel, then gently pull it towards you.
Panel on the Boxer
You have to pull the speedo cable from the gear box end. As the
cable is secure all the way to the instrument panel. You must release
all the securing clips. There is is no slack in the cable to enable
you to pull it and work on the instrument panel. Doing this enables
enough slack to allow the instrument panel to be pulled out and get
your hand in to removed the speedo cable.
Having unscrewed the panel, pull it into the cab, so the
instrument panel has a enough slack to enable you to see and unclip
the cable from the back of it. Be careful of the cables attached to
the back, they don't get pulled off.
you are at it check the back of the panel for 'White' corrosion
around the panel display lamp connections. This causes the lamps to
dim or not work at all. After I removed each indiviual lamp I used a
small wire brush to softly clean the green corrosion away and off the
printed circuit board.
was while I was fault finding an intermittent fuse blowing on my car
that I constructed this device after blowing many fuses at 38p each!
I include this as a useful tester for the Motorhome.
can be seen as a simple device and comprises of an old fuse with a
cable soldered on the each leg of the old fuse.
a blown fuse, The resistor and LED lamp is attached. An 12 volt bulb
can used also in this position.
testing for fuse blowing, place the tester in the fuse blowing
position on the fuse panel, then carry out fault finding. When
testing any shorts, the LED lamp will light. Giving an indication and
location of problem. This saves insertion of another expensive fuse.