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Old 08-11-2005, 01:01   #1 (permalink)
e4fx
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1987 760 turbo - knob to adjust time doesn't work

hi -

my old analog clock works just fine, but the knob on the left side
of the instrument cluster that's used to adjust the time has
recently ceased to function.

i've adjusted many times before so i know it used to work. is this
something i can fix? (or am i destined to leave the battery
disconnected every time - until the correct time rolls around
again?)

thanks a lot.

eric
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Old 08-11-2005, 13:01   #2 (permalink)
Erik Lidén
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Re: 1987 760 turbo - knob to adjust time doesn't work


"e4fx" <e4fx@syd,net> skrev i meddelandet
news:brqdnTL62ZgYZGffRVn-gA@giganews.com...
> hi -
>
> my old analog clock works just fine, but the knob on the left side
> of the instrument cluster that's used to adjust the time has
> recently ceased to function.
>
> i've adjusted many times before so i know it used to work. is this
> something i can fix? (or am i destined to leave the battery
> disconnected every time - until the correct time rolls around
> again?)
>
> thanks a lot.
>
> eric


The instrument cluster is very easy to take out and do some troubleshooting.

1. Bend away the small panels around the two knobs, dim and clock, with your
nails, a small knife, or something.

2. Unscrew the screws that will appear.

3. Pull the whole cluster out.

4. Release the connectors at the back of the cluster.

Then all you need to do is inspect the knob axle, the mechanism to see
what's wrong.

/Erik Lidén


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Old 08-12-2005, 00:01   #3 (permalink)
James Sweet
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Re: 1987 760 turbo - knob to adjust time doesn't work


"Erik Lidén" <erik.liden.ingenspam@telia.com> wrote in message
news:_dNKe.31259$d5.184579@newsb.telia.net...
>
> "e4fx" <e4fx@syd,net> skrev i meddelandet
> news:brqdnTL62ZgYZGffRVn-gA@giganews.com...
> > hi -
> >
> > my old analog clock works just fine, but the knob on the left side
> > of the instrument cluster that's used to adjust the time has
> > recently ceased to function.
> >
> > i've adjusted many times before so i know it used to work. is this
> > something i can fix? (or am i destined to leave the battery
> > disconnected every time - until the correct time rolls around
> > again?)
> >
> > thanks a lot.
> >
> > eric

>
> The instrument cluster is very easy to take out and do some

troubleshooting.
>
> 1. Bend away the small panels around the two knobs, dim and clock, with

your
> nails, a small knife, or something.
>
> 2. Unscrew the screws that will appear.
>
> 3. Pull the whole cluster out.
>
> 4. Release the connectors at the back of the cluster.
>
> Then all you need to do is inspect the knob axle, the mechanism to see
> what's wrong.
>
> /Erik Lidén
>
>


And if you can't fix the clock, I'm pretty sure I have a spare one I could
send you for a very reasonable price.


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