Anyway, I think the dash has to come out, disconnect all the plugs & clean the contact points both on the plugs and the circuit board "plastic" fingers. Have you found the problem yet? Thanks for your comments guys, Ian 05-15-07, 11:50 PM #15 FD3S2005 SideWayZ The Only Way iTrader: (10) Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: Davie, Florida Posts: 4,825 where Third gens. (93-94) RX7s are plagued with instrument (gauges) problems and speedometer- odometer issues are common. have a peek at this web-site
This entry was posted in Uncategorized by Howard (Perry) Ricketts. I come home and think for a bit and check all the fuses adn then it hits me. Thread Starter iTrader: (1) Join Date: Mar 2006 Location: Miami, Florida Posts: 582 Update: I took Howard Coleman's advice & decided to stop while I was ahead. Trust me that you won't find anyone cheaper or even close to that price.
You may also notice that your power assist steering is fucked also due to the speed sensitive components, this is all due to the missing speedo cable I got the replacement HOLD light flashes El Fiebru 08-01-13 06:01 PM by He's On Toroids 13 5,479 3rd Generation Specific (1993-2002) my 88 fc ( 1 2 3 4 5) jimmy13 07-13-13 03:10 AM At 100K, the gear split in two. FB RX-71st Gen ArchiveOld School and Other RotaryTech and PerformanceGeneral Rotary Tech SupportGeneral Rotary Tech ArchiveRace Car TechRace TechniquesRotary Drag RacingDriftingSingle Turbo RX-7'sSingle Turbo FAQRotary Car PerformanceAlternative FuelsAuxiliary Injection20B ForumNaturally Aspirated
It also solves a lot of problems with stuff like dead cable modems and routers. Turbo Blue.....if you're ever in San Antonio let me now. After all of this is removed, now you get the speedo out of the cluster. Rx7 Fc Speedometer Not Working Much cheaper and much better than the others out there. 05-07-12, 07:13 PM #25 adamrx7 OG Join Date: Mar 2001 Location: St.Louis Posts: 307 Quote: Originally Posted
Would be nice to rule some of them out though. 12-28-06, 01:56 AM #18 koa 808 iTrader: (1) Join Date: Jan 2005 Location: San Antonio/Burnet Posts: 92 Rx7 Fd Speedometer Not Working i guess it's possible, tho i can't see how, there's something wrong with the drive gear. once they were replaced i installed everything and put it in the car and it works flawlessly now. Heat the connections and push the component through the holes.
if u recently bought it maybe the PO had the cluster out and didn't reconnect it. Dave 11-23-06, 12:14 AM #4 turbo blue Full Member Thread Starter Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: Hickory, NC Posts: 51 Ok, it's 11:30 pm and I'm bored Screw Firestone funkjaw 11-15-11 07:40 PM by AGreen 20 2,976 2nd Generation Specific (1986-1992) 4.3 R&P speedo gear quarnstrom 11-05-11 10:15 AM by quarnstrom 2 945 Build Threads Haltech I've got a '93 w this same issue.
FC RX-71st Generation Specific (1979-1985)1st Gen General DiscussionBuild ThreadsGroup Buy & Product Dev. Those things get too hot and run the risk of damaging the board or other components on it. Fd Rx7 Odometer Not Working iTrader: (1) Join Date: Aug 2004 Location: Des Moines, Iowa Posts: 581 So will they fix a broken odometer or will they only put the correct mileage on a Rx7 Odometer Repair Will update if there is any success tomorrow.
hopefully this will sort out my cluster issues Brad. 09-11-10, 06:17 PM #14 NCMontegott This is your exit iTrader: (3) Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: north carolina Check This Out i then unsoldered the actual speedometer motor that turns the needle on the gauge and pulled the speedo off so all i had left was the board with the odometer screen Brad. 03-16-10, 04:53 AM #11 brad89au Senior Member Join Date: Nov 2007 Location: Australia Posts: 331 also i have the opportunity to get a knightsports 300km/h cluster The Speedo cable comes off by squeezing the Plastic connection in the middle.. Rx7 Speedometer Cable
electrolytic capacitors are polarity sensitive. I replaced all the capacitors and it still didn't work. I recomend replacing all of those in the same time. Source FB RX-71st Gen ArchiveOld School and Other RotaryTech and PerformanceGeneral Rotary Tech SupportGeneral Rotary Tech ArchiveRace Car TechRace TechniquesRotary Drag RacingDriftingSingle Turbo RX-7'sSingle Turbo FAQRotary Car PerformanceAlternative FuelsAuxiliary Injection20B ForumNaturally Aspirated
Afterwards, bend the flex print in towards the center. i'm guessing i'm going to have to take dash off. the smaller black one circled in red is a 10 micro farad 50 volt 105 degree centigrade cap.
Ill bet if you searched you could come up with a bunch of stuff on the problem. if you install it backwards it is instant ownage. Attached Thumbnails 08-25-15, 07:36 PM #21 streetlegal? Password Register Forgot Password?
The first thing is to remove the three screws that hold on the tachometer (in red). also i would make sure the drill isn't sitting on something flammable... It was the interior light dimmer all the way down on low Easy fix. 05-07-12, 06:22 PM #24 David Hayes Lives on the Forum iTrader: (4) Join have a peek here if you are trying to get the cap to go through the board and it isn't cooperating hold off and let it cool.
I thoroughly cleaned the used unit, replaced the capacitors, compared it to another working unit, and reinstalled it. When I called him a few months ago, the best price he would give me was ~$850 for an tach. If it moves is loose.just gotta make sure the clip is on the right location and push it back in. iTrader: (1) Join Date: Mar 2006 Location: Miami, Florida Posts: 582 .
If is not that. LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread 06-25-2003, 08:10 PM #1 Gen2RXSeven Senior Member Join Date: Dec 2002 Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL Posts: 310 I hit a speed bump and i would try to order the exact part because of space issues. Give him a call to see....I had the same problem with my speedo also, but I had sent it somewhere else to repair which ended up getting it destroyed, hence the
would this be the problem and how would i go about fixing it? Ask for Andrew. Do you know what wire going into that harness is the power? FB RX-71st Gen ArchiveOld School and Other RotaryTech and PerformanceGeneral Rotary Tech SupportGeneral Rotary Tech ArchiveRace Car TechRace TechniquesRotary Drag RacingDriftingSingle Turbo RX-7'sSingle Turbo FAQRotary Car PerformanceAlternative FuelsAuxiliary Injection20B ForumNaturally Aspirated
One thing, thouh: It just feels good to know that my little DIY job actually worked for about 5,000 miles. He did the job of putting on the correct mileage onto my car (39,000) for only $90.00. the type of capacitors used on this board are polarity sensitive electrolytic capacitors. Mine is still working and this might help someone save a few hundred bucks.
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