GM: Electra/Park Avenue/Ninety-Eight 1990-1993

Instrument Cluster

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Individual gauges are not replaceable on these clusters. If one has failed, cluster assembly replacement is necessary.

Conventional speedometer cables are not used; the speedometer (even analog ones) is a fully electronic unit.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1990 Vehicles
  1. Refer to the Air Bag section at the beginning of this Section, and disarm the Air Bag system.
  2.  
  3. Remove the center trim plate and cluster trim plate.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the shift indicator cable from the shift bowl on the steering column.
  6.  
  7. Remove the cluster retaining screws, pull the cluster out and disconnect the connectors. Note the routing of the shift indicator cable as you pull it out. Disassemble as required.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Assemble the cluster. Rout the shift cable to the shift bowl, connect the connectors and install the cluster. Secure with the screws.
  2.  
  3. Connect the shift cable to the shift bowl.
  4.  
  5. Install the trim plates.
  6.  
  7. Refer to the Air Bag section at the beginning of this Section, and arm the Air Bag system.
  8.  
  9. Check all functions of the cluster for proper operation.
  10.  

1991-93 Vehicles


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Fig. Fig. 1 Instrument cluster-1991-93 Ninety-Eight

  1. Refer to the Air Bag section at the beginning of this Section, and disarm the Air Bag system.
  2.  
  3. On Ninety-Eight, remove the steering column filler and instrument cluster trim plate.
  4.  
  5. On Park Avenue, remove the right side sound insulator and lower trim pad.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the shift indicator cable from the shift bowl on the steering column if equipped.
  8.  
  9. Remove the cluster retaining screws, pull the cluster out and disconnect the connectors. Note the routing of the shift indicator cable as you pull it out. Disassemble as required.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Assemble the cluster. Rout the shift cable to the shift bowl, connect the connectors and install the cluster. Secure with the screws.
  2.  
  3. Connect the shift cable to the shift bowl.
  4.  
  5. On Ninety-Eight, install the trim plate and the steering column filler.
  6.  
  7. On Park Avenue, install the lower trim pad and right side sound insulator.
  8.  
  9. Refer to the Air Bag section at the beginning of this Section, and arm the Air Bag system.
  10.  
  11. Check all functions of the cluster for proper operation.
  12.  

 
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