New Stang Owner/expecting Father Needs Some Help.

Discussion in '1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk-' started by Markko, Oct 13, 2013.


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What is causing my Instrument cluster issue?

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  1. Transmission/clutch replacement issue

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  2. Airbag System issue

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  1. Markko

    Markko New Member

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    Hey guys,

    I recently rebuilt the front-end of a smashed 98 Mustang 3.8L with a T5 trans back is January of this year. Last weekend I replaced the flywheel, clutch, pressure plate, pilot bearing, and throw out bearing. Then this past Thursday my instrument panel stopped working.

    Back story:
    • Odometer gears were bad. Replaced those.
    • Airbag light was on. (Didn't replace clock spring, or module yet)
    • Airbag light burns out and starts the code 55 chime
    • Replaced the light, nothing changes like it's supposed to.

    All the research I did led me to two conclusions, it's either a ground on the tranny, OR it could be the VSS.

    My question is this:

    Do you guys think that it has something to do with the clutch, or airbag system, that is causing my instrument panel problems? Also, what steps SHOULD I take, that I haven't already done?

    I would really like a reply soon, if possible. Pregnant girlfriend (due in Dec.) is freaking out because "you don't know how fast you're going and you could get pulled over".

    Please help me,
    Thanks,
    Markko

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