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Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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1990 Buick Reatta The digital speedometer works but the dial

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1990 Buick Reatta The digital speedometer works but the dial speedometer went out. Is there a simple fix?
JA: Are you fixing your Reatta yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing yet, it just went out yesterday If I can fix it,I will, otherwise I'll take it to a Buick Dealer.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Eric replied 9 days ago.


Ok, the most common cause is a failure of the stepper motors in the instrument cluster. I am not sure if they make them for sale anymore for this year vehicle. Give me a couple of minutes to check.

Expert:  Eric replied 9 days ago.

Ok, the stepper motors have been discontinued. This means that you will need to take to a dealer and have them send your instrument cluster out to be rebuilt by their rebuilder

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Expert:  Eric replied 8 days ago.

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