How to remove the instrument panel from a corvette?
Place the tilt steering wheel in its lowest position, then remove the steering wheel tilt lever by unscrewing it. Use a wrench if necessary, but be careful not to mar the surface. 3. Remove the four 9/32″ Hex head screws that hold the instrument panel to the dash.
What makes the dash lights go out on a corvette?
The dash lights flicker or go out altogether for extended periods of time. Hitting the dash (not recommended) sometimes brings the lights back. 3. Dash lights go out and turn indicator lights and high beam indicator light go to full intensity.
How to repair a Batee C4 Corvette digital cluster?
29/12/2010 batee.com – C4 Corvette Digital Cluste… batee.com/corvette/dcrg/…/repair.htm 1/20 conspire to cause the solder joints to become “cold” or broken. This manifests itself in the following ways: 1. If you have a cruise control, the cruise control computer is built into the Digital Cluster.
What kind of soldering iron does a C4 Corvette use?
29/12/2010 batee.com – C4 Corvette Digital Cluste… batee.com/corvette/dcrg/…/repair.htm 2/20 – 25-40W Pencil Soldering Iron with pointed cone tip ($5.99 at Radio Shack – don’t use soldering guns or higher heat soldering irons!
How to test a C4 Corvette digital instrument?
Make a note of any that are not on during the lamp test. Cover the photocell port (top left of cluster housing). The cluster should dim noticeably. Set the DIC switch to Volts and make a note of the battery voltage. The testing procedures probably won’t be conclusive if the battery voltage is less than 11.5V.
What kind of solder to use on a C4 Corvette?
25-40W Pencil Soldering Iron with pointed cone tip ($8.99 at Radio Shack – don’t use soldering guns or higher heat soldering irons! If tip of the iron isn’t clean, smooth and tinned, don’t use it – you’ll damage the circuit boards) Rosin Core Electrical 60/40 Lead/Tin Solder. Don’t use acid core solder or lead-free solder!
What causes the transistor on a corvette to become loose?
12) Heat from the factory bulbs causes the riveted connection of the dimmer transistor to become loose over time. Scrape the sides of the heat sink tab (opposite end from the three leads) and then solder it to the large heat sink pad on the bottom board. See Figure 7. 13) Inspect the polarizing filters on the LCD panels.
What kind of paint to use on a C4 Corvette?
Use black enamel acrylic paint designed for glass and a small paint brush to repaint that area. Note that we supply the correct paint and a brush if you purchase our LCD Polarizing Film kit.