Save time and money when you purchase used Chevrolet Monte Carlo instrument clusters and other Chevrolet parts by submitting a through PartRequest. This image shows the location of the 5 easily removed lamps. For more information go to. Your dash board is the centerpiece of your interior. Looked through my dash cluster pics but couldn't identify what your asking, sorry. If not, replace with type 194 lamps. At Andy's Auto Sport, we have a huge variety of Chevrolet Monte Carlo dash panels to ensure that you have every dash panel option available to you.
You will need to trace it to its source and using wiring diagram, follow it to it's connection point if cant be identified by anyone reading your post. You should also check your light switch to make sure power is going through all expected contacts. The rear of the faceplate is a bluish color that darkens with age. Thanks for all the help everyone, I am now one happy camper! If when you get done, you still want more illumination, this is an option to you. Here they are with protective film still on them Lastly, up close shot showing the finish on gauges Hey Art, your new gauges are what they call full Tach and Gauges.
Here at Andy's Auto Sport we have a full range of Chevrolet Monte Carlo dash panels from all of the leading brands, so when it comes time to give your interior a face lift you will find the perfect dash panel in our lineup. Using a light tester, check to see if that stray wire you show in your pic is hot. However, if you are craving something a little different, there is also a good selection of dash panels to give your ride a distinctive custom look. The difference in illumination will be obvious when you get done. There should be a recall on the Monte Carlo, before some one is killed. Will be defiantly ready by the end of next weekend Arthur are you using the stock location for your turn signals, high beam, and brake light? Digital display dash provides the most accurate output of information of your vehicle's performance, and they have an automatic dimming feature for nighttime use. I called Chevrolet and the representative told me to drive it in and let them look at it but they would not cover it.
Do not force any part or over tighten any screw. If your lucky to still be under warranty they will fix it. Was all lights working normally before you removed it? I have learned my lesson over the years about rushing these projects, so no hurry. One is the way Doug suggested, by following it back to the source at the fuse box. Finally, the speedometer dropped to zero, I guess I was driving around 60 mph.
We suggest you insure it against damage. To reassemble everything, just reverse the order of the disassembly instructions listed above. Only thing I need to set up is the Speed and Oil pressure gauge but she is ready and running I do admit I was excited so photos are blurry Stock steering wheel looks out of place to me now, so that will be the next change to Letty. A few swipes on each side of each clip is sufficient to remove any oxidation that can cause erratic gauge readings. I've only had this car for 3 years and all the gauges work one day and not the next. Which ever color you choose, will be somewhat reflected on the gauges.
They are illuminated by reflected light from the back of the gauge cluster faceplate. I think it's wrong that people are having to pay to get this problem solved, when Chevy should be doing it. It is Important to Include your 17 digit Vehicle Identification number When shipping your part for Remanufacture. Take the small nail file or emory board and slip it between each contact of each lamp socket make sure lights are off. Be very careful not to touch any of the pointers. Replace non operable bulbs, install new circuit board? There are a few things that can be done to alleviate the problems stated above.
As mentioned earlier, since plastic parts can be extremely britle after many years of heated operation, use extreme care when handling and soldering the contacts. If the lamp does not light, replace it with a type 194 lamp. Since it is on stage for everyone to see, it is important to keep it in good condition. Conversion requires use of existing bezel. Inventory changes often so if you don't see the instrument clusters that you need we can help you find it when you complete our.
Here is a picture of my old dash cluster So to get some perspective, why had you removed your Instrument Panel! The Sylvania 2825 bulb can be purchased at your local Pep-Boys or Autozone as well as other well stocked auto parts stores. When I put my in the first time I used the location in the dash, but did not like the fact that the switch has to be on for the 4 way flasher to flash on the dash. As long as you didn't change the bulbs take a look at the ground wire and the plug on the back of the cluster. The stock lamps 8 type 168 bulbs are rated at 3 candlepower. Both myself and Dennis mcfan have put in a lot of time into a Great write up that Dennis can send you a link to. You will want to turn down your brightness control that's right.