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HOW TO REPAIR PORSCHE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

Is the Porsche instrument cluster not working? Is the Porsche analog odometer not spinning? Has the Porsche digital odometer stopped working? Don’t worry, Minitools has the solution. Repairing a premium car such as a Porsche is a delicate operation and it is very important to use the services of parts and repair professionals. Minitools recently analysed instrument cluster problems on the following Porsche models:

Let’s see how to fix Porsche instrument cluster:

PORSCHE INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR PORSCHE 911 (930)

If the Porsche 911 (930) instrument cluster is not working, or the Porsche 911 odometer stopped working, they probably have problems with the Porsche instrument cluster odometer gears, problems caused by wear or simply by the time passing. For 25 years, Minitools branded parts have been designed and produced to repair dashboards and radios on various cars, including Porsche cars. So, to repair Porsche 911 (930) odometer gauge ,all is necessary is to replace the damaged gear with the relevant Minitools gear. With our gears and the aid of a professional, it is possible to repair Porsche instrument cluster, without having to replace the whole dashboard.

PORSCHE INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR PORSCHE 911 (964 AND 993)

The problems of Porsche odometer gears are extended to some other models as well, such as:

  • Porsche 911 (964) from 1989 to 1993;
  • Porsche 911 (993) from 1994 to 1998.

In addition to the odometer problems listed above, which can be sorted replacing the gearsthey may show problems to the Porsche digital odometer displayThe Porsche tachometer gauge display could indeed show a spot or lines on it, which would make the shown information unreadableNo problem, we got that covered too. To repair the defective Porsche tachometer display, you will need to remove the tachometer gauge and replace the faulty display with the Minitools display SEPDISP52 (km version) or SEPDISP52V2 (miles version). Perfetto, problem solved!

PORSCHE INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS AND CLIMATE CONTROL MODULE: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR PORSCHE 911 (996) AND BOXSTER (986)

Now we’ll examine some instrument clusters and climate control module faults for the following Porsche models:

  • Porsche 911 (996) from 1997 to 2006;
  • Porsche Boxster (986) from 1996 to 2004.

These show problems related to the three Porsche instrument cluster displays, where a spot on the dashboard displays makes them difficult to read. Therefore, in order to repair Porsche 911 (996) and Boxster (986) instrument cluster, you need to remove it from the car, disconnect the defective displays and replace them with the displays you find in the Minitools kit SEPDISPKIT-46A-B-C (miles version) or in the kit SEPDISPKIT-46A-B-C-V2 (km version). The models listed above also have problems to climate control module displayIf the Porsche climate control LCD display is unreadable, all you have to do is replace the faulty Porsche heater control display with the Minitools display SEPDISP51. To help you replace the displays we’ll guide you step by step with the following tutorials:

Porsche 911 996 and Boxster 986 instrument panels LCD screen replacement

Porsche 911 996 and Boxster 986 climate control LCD screen replacement

PORSCHE INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR PORSCHE BOXSTER - CAYMAN (987) MK1, Mk2 AND PORSCHE 911 (997) MK1, MK2

Minitools has also examined the instrument clusters problems of the following Porsche models:

  • Porsche Boxster – Cayman (987) mk1 from 2004 to 2008;
  • Porsche Boxster – Cayman (987) mk2 from 2009 to 2013;
  • Porsche 911 (997) mk1 from 2004 to 2008;
  • Porsche 911 (997) mk2 from 2009 to 2012.

They are affected by problems with the Porsche instrument cluster central and side displays (partial and total odometer and clock and external temperature), where a spot on the displays could make them unreadable. So, to repair Porsche 911, Boxster and Cayman instrument clusters with bad pixels in the gauge cluster display, remove it from the car, disassemble it carefully, disconnect the faulty central display and replace it with Minitools display SEPDISP56, whose FPC has to be simply press-fitted into the connector placed on the PCB, without needing to be soldered, and remove and replace the side screens with Minitools displays SEPDISP74A (left side – partial and total odometer / trip) and SEPDISP74B (right side – clock and external temperature), which are simply connected to the cluster by two conductive rubber strips (zebra / elastomeric connector). With the help of a car professional, Minitools replacement LCDs can be used to repair stuck pixels in Porsche dash cluster LCD display issue for the above models, without having to replace the whole dashboard.

Minitools have realized, for illustrative purposes only, a video tutorial on how to fix Porsche instrument cluster display problem:

How to fix Porsche Boxster / Cayman 987 and 911 997 with spot / stain in instrument display – DIY tutorial

Some repairable Porsche instrument clusters codes:
Porsche 911 (930) (1976 – 1983) MPH: 91164153301
Porsche 911 (964) (1989 – 1993): 964 641 536 00 ; 437.205/004/001
Porsche 911 (993) (1994 – 1998): 99364131301
Porsche 911 (996) (1997 – 2006) – Boxster (986) (1996 – 2004)
996 653 101 03 / 5HB 007 691-01
Porsche Boxster – Cayman (987) (2005 – 2012): 98764198047B9A / 987.641.980.47.B9A
Porsche 911 (997) (2004 – 2012): 99764111633D07 / 997 641 116 33 D07