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Hello,



I have been a bit of a lurker of these forums for a while, using advice and info from here.



I am in the UK so I'm guessing there will be a few differences.



I have just come across an issue with my 2013 Lotus Evora S, one that I can't seem to figure out.



The gauge cluster (speedo, RPM, Temp, tire pressure, odometer, indication lights, everything) behind there steering wheel has suddenly decided to stop working, there is no lights or life. It was working fine the day before, and days leading up to this.

Now whenever I put the key in I no longer see anything, the needles on the dials don’t rake across, there are no indications except one, the immobilizer light flashes after the correct amount of time.
The car will start fine but the gauges are all still dead. I have driven it up and down a bit to see if anything happens but with no luck.

I have tried a few things;

I disconnected and reconnected the battery after waiting a few minutes hoping the ECU would reset itself. I even took the battery out and reconditioned it overnight and put it back in.

I have swapped out and checked some fuses. The battery service, Int. Control module and Ign services. None looked blown, but swapped just to be sure.


I’m not sure what to do next short of taking it to a Lotus dealer.



Anyone got any ideas or come across this issue before?

I would be grateful for any insights.
 

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Anyone got any ideas or come across this issue before?
Since you checked the fuses already (you may want to also check the maxi fuse MC1), I would check for 12V at the gauge cluster connector, pins A8 (green; ignition-switched) and A10 (purple; constant), and ground, which is pin A9 on the cluster connector (black). That requires the gauge cluster be removed from the dash.

If there's voltage at the dash end of the connector, then it's probably a bad gauge cluster itself.
 

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You can always check the connection just behind the cluster. The highly curved leather panel behind the gauge cluster is held on by Velcro. You can take the panel off and get a hand back there to make sure the plug is fully seated, or disconnect and reconnect. That’s where I would look next.
 
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