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Old 03-06-2018, 06:44 AM
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Originally Posted by edwinsmith View Post
Steppers are fairly simple motors. It's 2 windings and they are energized one in one direction then the other then the first in the opposite direction then the other and so on. Check out the windings with an ohmmeter for continuity. This assumes the armature isn't stuck or the geartrain is working freely.

The speedo end at the trans is a simple pulse generator and the circuit generates the proper switchings for the stepper to run. The other part converts the pulses into current i.e. more pulses to more current.

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the gear train does spin freely and nothing is stuck internally. I even put dielectric grease on it to it would spin better. And I thoufht I checked the stepper motor for continuity but I could have been checking the outer cage 😡 I'm still waiting for that circuit to come in
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Just an update guys. Changed my speed sensor and the interests circuit on the board in the cluster and no luck. Still only have my speedo... Does anyone know if they sell the stepper motors that are in this unit?
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try getting it past 50mph and snap the trip reset a few times, one of mine was failing from trip sticking, and would recover doing that, had to be at speed to work, I don't touch the trip reset and I continues to work.
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try getting it past 50mph and snap the trip reset a few times, one of mine was failing from trip sticking, and would recover doing that, had to be at speed to work, I don't touch the trip reset and I continues to work.
ill give it a shot. I spun everything by hand and it seemed ok. Is it possible to over tighten the screws on the stepper motor and have it bind that way? I cant find a stepper motor anywhere and whole clusters are $200+!
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Where did you find one for 200.00? I may have to buy one
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Where did you find one for 200.00? I may have to buy one
i have a guy in Illinois that I found on another forum. He's got a warehouse full of 12 valve parts. First and second gen. I asked him he told me my price was 200+shipping for the whole cluster.
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