Can a bad instrument cluster cause a no start?

Can a bad instrument cluster cause a no start?

Premium Member. No working gauges, no AC compressor or turn signal lights on the cluster does sound like the cluster is bad, but, a bad cluster should not cause intermittent no start. The car will start and run fine without the cluster. Get the cluster fixed and then you will be able to continue diagnosing the car.

Why is my cluster not working?

If the fuses check out okay, then check for power at the instrument cluster. If the instrument cluster has power, then check for ground. A bad ground connection can cause total failure or erratic readings. When all else fails, the instrument cluster itself may have to be replaced.

Will a car run without an instrument cluster?

Yes, you can still start and run your vehicle without the instrument cluster.

Why is my instrument cluster not working?

What do you do when your instrument cluster doesn’t work?

Also when you drive the car, the speedometer and the rpm gauge doesn’t move. Everything light wise works. Everything works except the rpm, speedometer, temperature and gas gauge. All fuses and relays are good. I’ve even changed the instrument cluster and the BCM. Still none of the gauges work.

Why is my Car Cluster not working on my 1994 Concorde?

I have a 1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.5 and my cluster isn’t working at all. when you crank the car the speedometer jumps just a tiny bit, but if you press the gas pedal the rpm gauge doesn’t move. Also when you drive the car, the speedometer and the rpm gauge doesn’t move. Everything light wise works.

Why is my GMC Duramax instrument cluster not working?

There are 2 pins with 12v to the cluster, but no “spin” of stepper motors, when the key is in the on position no battery light, no seatbelt light, the bright light indicator doesnt come on. No obvious damage, no bent pins, no resistor or led wires touching.

What does an instrument cluster on a car do?

An instrument clusteris the collection of gauges, dials and lights right above the steering wheel that tell you what’s going on in your vehicle. Generally, your car’s instrument clusterwill last the lifetime of the car and you’ll never have a problem with any of them.

Also when you drive the car, the speedometer and the rpm gauge doesn’t move. Everything light wise works. Everything works except the rpm, speedometer, temperature and gas gauge. All fuses and relays are good. I’ve even changed the instrument cluster and the BCM. Still none of the gauges work.

I have a 1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.5 and my cluster isn’t working at all. when you crank the car the speedometer jumps just a tiny bit, but if you press the gas pedal the rpm gauge doesn’t move. Also when you drive the car, the speedometer and the rpm gauge doesn’t move. Everything light wise works.

An instrument clusteris the collection of gauges, dials and lights right above the steering wheel that tell you what’s going on in your vehicle. Generally, your car’s instrument clusterwill last the lifetime of the car and you’ll never have a problem with any of them.

Why do I have trouble shooting my gauge cluster?

I have been trouble shooting my instrument cluster for months! My gauge cluster, windows, radio would all come and go as they pleased for any amount of time you can think of. Seconds, minutes or days. It would happen in every circumstance you can think of; key on engine off, engine running at idle, left turn, right turn, braking, or accelorating.

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