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Just took delivery on an 05 and the speedo, tach, odometer, temp and fuel gauges aren't working. I tried the reset button and key combo, didn't work. What's next? Appreciate any help!
 

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this is a semi-common issue... :tadts:


http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f259/speedo-tach-cuts-out-250025/

http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f129/my-gauge-cluster-way-out-123898/

http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f129/gauge-cluster-repair-sourcing-terminals-214186/

http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f129/instrument-cluster-issue-104218/


also, since you are new here... the embedded search function isn't the greatest on lotustalk
here is the search function that is recommended to use (linked below) if you have a question down the road since its probably already been answered before

https://www.google.com/#q=site:http://www.lotustalk.com/forums
 

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You guys are great. I pulled the cluster following the steps outlined in another string. Sprayed the two connector plugs and it works! It was the smaller white one. Saved me $1500. This forum rocks!
 

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The white plug in the back with 3 wires was part of my problem, worked for a week and came back so i soldered the wires right to the pins and that solved my problem for a few months then acted up again, finally i took the board out and re flowed all the solder joints that looked suspect. so far its been working great. So dont be alarmed if your problem comes back in a few days or weeks.
 

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Hey, I am having the same issue with my 2005 Lotus Elise. Can you please tell me what you did to fix this issue.

Thank you!
 

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It's pretty easy to get to the cluster, but before you do that try this. Take the top cover of the cluster off by removing the 2 screws on the side. It is then held on by Velcro. Look down inside and you will see a small white plug. Wiggle the wires on this plug and make sure it is seated in the back of the cluster. Do this while it is running and you may see the tach come on. If not, there is a link in this thread on how to remove the cluster. Basically, you're going to check that the 2 plugs and the wires in them are properly seated. I fixed mine by just pushing in on the white plug. Good luck!
 
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