- Jan 22, 2015
i dont want to replace the cluster, sound emanates from the cluster. Any advice?
Not saying you’re wrong or right, no offense intended. I haven’t had time to sort the issue. In all fairness I will likely order a new gauge and cable to fix this. I just don’t like the idea of losing my mileage counterI'm not saying I'm right, I'm just saying based on my experience, it's the instrument itself. I had my cable out twice inspecting it, based on the consensus. But a "new" speedo fixed the problem I was having. Let's hope it is the cable, definitely cheaper fix.
Somewhere on the forum there is a thread to re-wire it to chime if you leave the lights on when you turn off the ignition. I'll be doing that when I get around to it...Only some markets get that. Im not sure if you can turn it off, or if you disconnect the wire the beep beep mechanism.
Mine was behaving normally. This was out of the blue this morning. Interestingly, once I got out of church and drove the truck again the problem was gone. I'm wondering if it was the cable and it was perhaps due to "cold" temps. It's been dipping into the 50's at night and it's probably the coldest temps this truck has ever seen.I never got around to trouble shooting it. I figured if Johnny L pulled me over I’d plead ignorance.... funny you mention it, the issue went away until about two days ago. Once I get settled in my new garage I plan on stripping the 70 down to fix/restore a bunch of things. The speedo cable is a long list.
I don’t have the speed chime, but if I did I’d be following Charles’ advise first. keep in mind my truck behaved normally for months.