Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Release the cluster lens retaining tabs . . .



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Fig. . . . then remove the instrument cluster lens and cover assembly



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Fig. Remove the gauge retaining screws . . .



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Fig. . . . then carefully lift the gauges from the instrument cluster to remove them

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the instrument cluster, as outlined earlier in this section.
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  5. Remove the retaining screws for the instrument cluster lens and cover assembly. Remove the cover and lens.
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  7. Remove the retaining screws for the gauge or warning lamp to be replaced, then remove the gauge or warning lamp.
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To install:

  1. Place the gauge or warning lamp into place and tighten the retaining screws.
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  3. Install the instrument cluster lens and cover assembly.
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  5. Install the instrument cluster.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Testing



Oil Pressure Gauge Check
  1. Detach the oil pressure gauge unit electrical connector.
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  3. Use a suitable test light (12V-3.4W) to ground the harness side connector.
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  5. Turn the ignition to the ON position.
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  7. Check the condition of the test light and gauge as follows:
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Fig. Testing the oil pressure sending unit and gauge

  1. If all components are operating properly, the test light will flash or light steadily and the oil pressure gauge needle will move.
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  3. If the test light flashes or lights steadily but the gauge does not move, the gauge must be replaced.
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  5. If neither the test light or the gauge operate, check the oil pressure gauge circuit and replace, if necessary.
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  1. Detach the oil pressure gauge unit electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. Use a suitable test light (12V-3.4W) to ground the harness side connector.
  4.  
  5. Turn the ignition to the ON position.
  6.  
  7. Check the condition of the test light and gauge as follows:

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    Fig. Testing the oil pressure sending unit and gauge

    1. If all components are operating properly, the test light will flash or light steadily and the oil pressure gauge needle will move.
    2.  
    3. If the test light flashes or lights steadily but the gauge does not move, the gauge must be replaced.
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    5. If neither the test light or the gauge operate, check the oil pressure gauge circuit and replace, if necessary.
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