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HOW-TO-> fix 03-04 SVT Cobra Gauge lights

Discussion in 'How-To' started by caveeagle, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. 99Venom

    99Venom I ♥ Internal Combustion Established Member

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    Yep, mine is a 04
     
  2. xsellr9

    xsellr9 Active Member Established Member

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    I made a video about it while I did mine. the new inverter isn't as bright.

     
  3. 94 Cobra R

    94 Cobra R Same Ol Same Ol Premium Member Established Member

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    Last night, on the way home, I had a spirited little drive. When I slowed down to turn into my drive, I noticed my gauge lights were sort of pulsating. Not a ton, but definitely noticeable. And it was just the cluster lights, nothing else. I adjusted the brightness and it still did it. Possible headlight switch or did something else go bad?? Could it be the inverter?
     
  4. 99Venom

    99Venom I ♥ Internal Combustion Established Member

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    That's right, the Speedhut inverter is good but not as bright as the OEM. The guy that fixed my cluster said he could fix my old inverter as well so I'm going to have him do that and he might be able to tell me the actual output. If he does I'll post it here and maybe there's a better aftermarket equivalent out there.

    If the dimmer didn't effect it and your headlights were still on, than I would say it's probably the inverter. When mine was bad the gauge lights were totally intermittent.
     
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  5. 94 Cobra R

    94 Cobra R Same Ol Same Ol Premium Member Established Member

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    Definitely let us know what your repair guy finds out. Hell, maybe I’ll ship my cluster to him.


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  6. stang99svt

    stang99svt Enter something here Established Member

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    Anyone find a replacement part that's as bright as the factor OEM inverter?
     
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