Dark or Intermittently Working Cluster?
This is the most common repair required for the 1984 - 1989 Corvette Digital Cluster. Over time, the connector becomes oxidized and sometimes broken, and the solder joints can become cold.
Signs your cluster may need this repair
The four bulbs which illuminate the cluster remain dark, even with the ignition on.
When the ignition is on, the cluster remains dark and the info can't be seen
The cluster is dark with the headlights off, but works with the headlights on.
Sometimes, hitting the dash or hitting a bump causes the cluster to start working properly.
Shining a flashlight on the cluster causes the information to appear.
The cluster LCD panels are dark, but the turn signal and high beam indicators are on constantly.
The backlight bulbs are bright at power-on, but are too dim after that.
The backlight bulbs don't dim when they should.
The cruise control won't set.
Reviews of the Repair Service
"I safely received my digital dash, all wrapped in bubble wrap and popcorn. Plugged it in and it worked - it looks great, all lit up and working. Thanks Bryan for a great job and the insight on its workings." -Chet
"Dash is back in. Thanks !!! There are things working on this car now that I didn't even know it had. Thanks again so much. Love the brightness!" - Sherman
This Repair Includes
Replacement of the 12 pin board connectors (top and bottom) with factory-fresh components
Rebuild the dimmer circuitry, including photocell and dimmer transistor, if needed to resolve dimming issues
Reflow solder in critical areas commonly damaged by factory bulbs
Replace all seven bulbs in the cluster with cool-running Xenon bulbs
Complete cleaning inside the cluster, including the LCD contacts, LCD panels and light diffusers
Bench test of all bulbs and backlight dimmer, speedometer, tachometer and all other gauge functions
This is not an exchange service. Your cluster will be returned to you!
Free inspection of the cluster internals
1 year warranty on parts and labor
Note: These repairs are the most common needed for the 84-89 cluster. When your cluster arrives, we will diagnose it at no charge, then contact you with photos of the problem and an exact repair total, then wait for your approval before making any repairs.
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Optional Complete Service
If your instrument panel has multiple problems, we can restore the LCD panels, replace the problematic board connectors, replace the bulbs with cool-running Xenon bulbs, and rebuild dimmer circuitry commonly damaged by factory bulbs. This is not an exchange service - you receive your digital cluster back!