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Brucech



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:37 pm    Post subject: Speedometer repair/replacement Reply with quote

As the digital display on my KM speedometer has just stopped displaying does anyone have an update on repairs since the 2010 thread discussion?

Are Cluster Repairs still the Ďgo-toí repairer or are new parts now available?

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Hairy Dan



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had mine repaired at Cluster repairs last January but I've just noticed it has started flashing on and off again Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine's started to do that. How long do Cluster Repairs take to turn it around?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine was away for nearly 2 weeks and cost £119.40 inclusive
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

just had mine done - it was 8 days for mine from dispatch by me, repair and return back.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks guys

The KMís just reappeared this morning so I leave things as they are but itís good to know where to send the head to when it finally gives up the ghost.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had the flickering digits on mine.

I used a really knowledgeable little firm near Rugby, Warwickshire - https://totaltronics.com

£80, turned around in two days, it would be same day turn around but he didn't have the correct ribbon cable in stock.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good to know there is somebody else out there that can fix them, I think mine is going to need doing again and I think I would try somewhere else this time.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Need to get my Speedo fixed flickering LCD odo so is it Cluster Repairs or Totaltronics ?

Many seem to have used Cluster but gb331 aka Greg used Total?

Or indeed any others ?

Any views .. ?

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:29 pm    Post subject: Speedometer Repair/ Replacement Reply with quote

Flipping nightmare the previous owner had the odometer repaired by Cluster Repairs and Iím sure very competently but it stil comes and goes at whim!

Would love to ditch the speedo for something reliable but have yet to come across anything recommended as reliable.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had mine repaired by cluster repairs and it is failing again after a year and a bit so I think I will give Totaltronics a go next time.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

When my display failed on mine I bought an MPH speedo from a TD5, got it set to the correct mileage by an instrument repair place in Norwich and had my local independents fit it with a TD5 sender and the correct connectors. In total it cost just shy of £200, so more than the cost of a repair but less than a new speedo and it is a more permanent fix as the TD5 one doesn't seem to suffer the same problem.

There's a page online somewhere showing how to do the conversion with wiring guide, which is where I got the idea from and turns out it's not a big job at all.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I donít think Totaltronics was really know till Greg used them.
I would just say if itís good enough for Greg then your onto a safe bet Smile
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