are the needles moving along the normal path? do they stop at the end of the colored areas or numbers or do they bounce around with no regard to whats behind them?
They bounce around with no regard to what's behind them
do you have a scan tool there that you can watch some live data?
Don't think so.....what is a scan tool?
a device you can plug into the car to communicate with the various sensors and computers inside the car
No I don't have one
ok, you say tapping on the dash changes the bouncing....have you tried changing the angle of the cluster? moving the wires around with it plugged in?
Not really, hard to do that with wires plugged in. The wires and connections look good. I have not tried moving wires around when plugged in.
i would try that, those circuits have nothing in common so unless something is damaged or loose in the wiring I would be looking at a damaged cluster
ok I'll try that
ok, are you going to try now or in the morning?
in the morning
ok, well if there is anything else i can do please let me know, and feel free to respond again to me after you check it, please rate my service this evening and let me know what you find
I moved the wires around with it plugged in. Didn't do anything on the tach but the temp gauge moved around when I moved connection and wires back and forth
Correct wiggling of the wiring and connection
No, I've looked at them closely and the wires that come into them and don't see anything unusual.