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Re: Temp needle '06 9-3 2.0t
« Reply #15 on: 17 May 2021, 08:42:06 PM »
Not that it will do much good but I think this is the A&P who made the stepper motors. https://www.anpcrebiz.com/ehome

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Re: Temp needle '06 9-3 2.0t
« Reply #16 on: 18 May 2021, 03:25:11 PM »
Pulling fuse 4 sets it back to zero. Pretty much all the time but it is a bit of a faff pulling the fuse cover off then getting to the little fuse....is there a way I can install a cheap fused switch that I can mount somewhere inside the car rather than pulling off the fuse cover etc?

Links to online kits and what I would need greatly appreciated!

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Re: Temp needle '06 9-3 2.0t
« Reply #17 on: 18 May 2021, 06:07:19 PM »
If the gauge resets after the power has been off and on, are you sure that it's the motor and not the control circuitry?

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Re: Temp needle '06 9-3 2.0t
« Reply #18 on: 18 May 2021, 07:37:35 PM »
well, that is a good point.........

Thing is, all my assumptions are only based on what I have read on the www on what others have done with the same problem. I have yet to replace anything yet! It seems a straight swap to another /same, MIU, married to the car does the trick. In the UK about 40 can get you a MIU and then you have to marry to the carry......it's a bit more of an investment here......

TBH...I strangely quite like the quirkiness of it and if you reset the fuse 4 after you have driven, all is well. However, if you go for 5 or six drive cycles my needle is beyond vertical. Also, if you dare press the night panel this really messes things up and accelerates the process somewhat......so agree with you, it probably is more to do with the circuitry...but it seems most have solved it by replacing the MIU...I have yet to read of anyone who has solved it by replacing one stepper motor.....which is what I wanted to do.

I'll see how I get on....as I'm driving it much more now and really enjoying my new flying machine......

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