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Instrument Cluster Rebuild

ISS Automotive offers premium lifetime warranty rebuilt clusters with excellent customer support. We will repair your gauge cluster for as long as you own your vehicle. We know that having a broken gauge cluster can be frustrating and stressful. That's why our team is dedicated to providing quick, easy, and affordable repairs.

Contact us today at 1-800-548-1195 to learn more about our services.

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Instrument Cluster Repair


What causes the instrument cluster to stop working?

There are a few different things that can cause an instrument cluster to stop working. It could be a problem with the battery, a problem with the vehicle’s wiring, or a problem with the vehicle’s computer. If your instrument cluster is not working, it’s important to have it diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible.

Some of the more common  signs of an instrument cluster issue include:

  • Dashboard lights not coming on when the ignition is turned on
  • An odometer that reads “error” or “no reading”
  • Gauges that don’t move and/or seem to be stuck in place
  • The ABS and airbag warning lights remain on even when the car is running normally
  • An erratic or jumpy speedometer needle

In order to fix these issues, it’s important to have your vehicle inspected by a qualified technician. 

What includes in an instrument cluster?

Instrument clusters vary in the features that they include, but most will have a speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, and temperature gauge at a minimum. Many will also include a voltmeter, oil pressure gauge, transmission temperature gauge, coolant temperature gauge, and/or gear position indicator. More luxurious cars may also have a compass, outside temperature display, and/or navigation system built into the cluster.

Checkout the anatomy of instrument cluster here

How to rebuild an instrument cluster?

If your instrument cluster is not working properly, it may need to be rebuilt. Here are some instructions on how to rebuild an instrument cluster.

  1. Remove the instrument cluster from the vehicle.
  2. Disassemble the instrument cluster.
  3. Inspect the circuit board for damage.
  4. Repair or replace any damaged components.
  5. Reassemble the instrument cluster.
  6. Install the instrument cluster back into the vehicle.
  7. Test the instrument cluster to make sure it is working properly.

If you have any questions about how to rebuild an instrument cluster, please feel free to ask. Contact us at 1-800-548-1195.

We are always happy to help! How much does it cost to rebuild a cluster?

The cost of rebuilding a cluster depends on the size and complexity of the cluster, as well as the number of nodes that need to be replaced. Generally, rebuilding a cluster can cost anywhere from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars.


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What are some common problems with instrument clusters?

  1. Failing gauges
  2. Sticky needles
  3. Dead pixels
  4. Light bulbs burning out
  5. Odometer staining or fading
  6. Warning lights not working
  7. Backlighting not working
  8. Battery dying quickly
  9. Speed sensor issues
  10. Wiring issues or loose connections

If you're experiencing any of these problems, you might need a repair service or rebuild.

How can I prevent my instrument cluster from failing?

There are several things you can do to prevent your instrument cluster from failing.

First, make sure that you keep your vehicle's electrical system in good working order. If your vehicle has a bad battery or alternator, it can cause your instrument cluster to fail.

Second, avoid exposing your instrument cluster to extreme temperatures. If you live in a hot climate, keep your instrument cluster out of direct sunlight as much as possible.

Third, avoid rough roads. If you drive on rough roads often, your instrument cluster is more likely to fail.

Finally, have your instrument cluster serviced regularly. This will help to keep it in good working order and prevent it from failing.

How long does it take to fix a cluster?

A complete rebuild typically takes ISS Automotive about 48 hrs to ship. Rebuilds generally can be done in a few hours and fully tested. 

Depending on the size and complexity of the cluster, this timeframe could be shorter or longer. In either case, it is important to have a plan in place so that the cluster can be rebuilt as quickly and efficiently as possible.

How do I restore dash clusters?

When your dash cluster goes down, you have two options: you can either try to rebuild the cluster yourself, or you can hire a professional to do it for you. If you're going to try to rebuild the cluster yourself, you'll need to have a good understanding of how dash works. If you don't, you may want to consider hiring a professional.

There are two main ways to rebuild a dash cluster: you can either use the same hardware that was in the cluster, or you can use new hardware. If you're going to use the same hardware, you'll need to make sure that all of the nodes in the cluster are still operational. If any of the nodes are down, you'll need to replace them.

If you're going to use new hardware, you'll need to purchase new nodes and set them up. You'll also need to install the dash software on each of the new nodes. Once the new nodes are up and running, you'll need to add them to the cluster. Once the new nodes are added to the cluster, you'll need to start the process of rebuilding the data.

This can be done by running the "dash-restore" command. This command will restore all of the data that was in the cluster before it went down. Once the data is restored, you'll need to start the process of re-initializing the cluster. This can be done by running the "dash-init" command. This command will initialize the cluster and start it back up.

If you're looking for a way to quickly rebuild your dash cluster, ISS Automotive can help. We have a team of experienced professionals who can help you rebuild your cluster quickly and efficiently. 

Should you opt for instrument cluster repair or replacement?

When facing issues with your instrument cluster, deciding between repair or replacement depends on the severity of the problem. Instrument clusters can encounter various issues, from minor concerns like dead pixels to more complex problems that necessitate replacement. If you're unsure about the issue with your instrument cluster, consult a professional for diagnosis. They can evaluate the cluster, identify the problem, and recommend the appropriate course of action—whether it's a simple repair or a complete replacement. Ensure you choose a service provider with a limited lifetime warranty and a fast turnaround time!

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