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Old 12-04-2012, 04:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Gauge cluster issue

I have a random problem. I started up my Elise last night and the gauges went all goofy. The engine will idle normal but it will read as idling at 3k rpm. Also, when I am at a complete stop it'll read as though I am going 5mph.

Anyone have a solution to this?
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Need to reset your Gauge cluster. Instructions are in the manual or searching on the site. Off the top of my head it's open driver side door, hold down trip reset button, and then turn key to on.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's something like-

With car off, ebrake on, open driver's door, insert keys but do not turn. Hold down trip reset button with car off for a few seconds. Then quickly let go and turn the keys full on. The LCD should say something like "VER X.X (DATE)" and the needles should return to 0 and jiggle a bit.

This sometimes needs to be done more than once to get them to go all the way back to zero if they are stuck on higher numbers.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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^^^Good description. I'll add that it often takes several attempts.
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In addition to resetting / recalibrating the gauge cluster, mine was doing some weird stuff (cutting in and out) so I took it apart and blew a little computer duster on the connection points and it's been issue free ever since.
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In addition to resetting / recalibrating the gauge cluster, mine was doing some weird stuff (cutting in and out) so I took it apart and blew a little computer duster on the connection points and it's been issue free ever since.
Was taking it apart very easy to do? I've had the LCD part of the display blank out for an hour or so on two separate occasions. If the gauge is easy to open I might investigate sometime.
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Schematic for Instrument Cluster Display

Does anyone know where I can find a schematic for the 2005 Elise Instrument Display Cluster?
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