what powers the Instrument panel cluster?


Asked by Aug 04, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Still uses electricity.

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t-shoes is right on, with the exception of some very old vehicles that the speedometer and odometer are driven by a mechanical cable that spins in a sheath (like my 1976 Truck), and some oil pressure gauges that used to actually run a tube from engine to gauge with oil in it, no sending unit

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