Dakota Digital MCL-2004(-R) Automobile Parts User Manual

User manual for the device Dakota Digital MCL-2004(-R) Automobile Parts

Dakota Digital MCL-2004(-R) Automobile Parts User Manual

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MODEL MCL-2004(-R)TANK MOUNT SPEEDOMETER/TACHOMETERWiring DiagramThe MCL-2004(-R) gauges will work on2004-2011 models except 2011 Softail.It is a direct plug in on these modelsand requires no additional wiring.Auxiliary indicators can be wired to thegauge.IMPORTANT NOTE!This gauge has an odometer preset option that is only available for the first100 miles (160km) of operation. See “preset odometer” for instructions.Mounting:The MCL-2004(-R) is designed to fit in the “Fat Bob” style five

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••Remove the dashUnclip and unplug the factory gauge•Insure that the rubber gasket is still in the dash orremove from factory gauge and place back on•Insert new gauge from front of dash•Plug in and turn on so you can straightenthe gauge in the dash•Use supplied L-brackets along with the 8-32 screwsand lock washers to secure the gauge•Reinstall the dashdashDeuce mountingNOTE: The supplied L-bracket mounting pieces are not used for this application and can be discardedSince the Deuce

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••Remove the dashUnclip and unplug the factory gauge•Remove the rubber gasket from the factory gauge bezel•Install gasket over the bezel of the Dakota Digital gauge.The gasket doesn’t cover the entire bezel, there shouldbe some chrome showing when the gasket is installed•Screw the ABS mounting bracket to the back of thegauge with the two 8-32 screws and lock washers.The smooth side of the ABS should go down towardsthe back of the can this will align the gauge properlyin the dash.•S

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WiringThe gauge is a direct plug in on 2004 and newer bikes. The only wiring, which is optional, is for the indicator lightsand auxiliary pressure/temp gauges if you choose.POWERConstant battery power and key switched power are supplied by the stock harness.GROUNDGround is supplied by the stock harness.STATUS AND WARNING INDICATORS43An extra 6 pin harness is supplied for the indicators not found in the stockspeedometer harness connector.25The high beam indicator is activated by 12 volts at the p

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SPEEDOMETER SETUPPress and hold the switch while turning the key on and starting the engine. Once the engine is running, releasethe switch. Press and release the switch to change the menu selection.dIAG Diagnostics mode for checking/clearing trouble codes••••Press and release the switch until “dIAG” is displayed, then press and hold the switch until “ - ” is displayed.Release the switch. The display will show “ENGINE”, “SECvRE”, ”ABS”, or “DoNE”.Press and release

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TACHOMETER SETUPThe digital tachometer update rate can be adjusted between slow, mid, and fast. The rpm warning/shift point canbe adjusted from 2000 – 7500 RPM. The bar graph color can also be changed from green with a red warning to red with agreen warning.vPdAtE Display update setupThe display update will select how quickly the digital tachometer reading will respond.•••Press and release the switch until “vPdAtE” is displayed, then press and hold the switch until “ - ” is displ

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gEAr Gear Indicator setup•••••••••This gauge has a single digit display for gear position. The gauge can learn the gear ratios based on speed and rpm so nosensors are needed, just what you’ve already connected. It will work with 4, 5, 6, or 7 speed transmissions. The factory presetoption will preset the indicator to work with a stock 5 or 6 speed drive train. With a stock 6 speed there will be a slight delay thefirst time you shift to sixth gear as the system verifies the gea

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RANGE Distance to Empty setupThe range reading will initially show the word range until a tank of gas has been driven to allow the gauge to complete itssetup based on your driving. Begin with a full tank of gas and do not refill it until it gets below ¼ tank of gas. This can be done onmultiple trips as long as no fuel is added before it gets low enough. After the initial setup the display will show r followed by thecalculated distance to empty. This will count down, making adjustments as necess

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FUNCTION SWITCHThe function switch on the side of the dash panel allows access to all of the mileage, rpm, and performanceinformation. Pressing and releasing the function switch toggles through the different displays. Press and holding theswitch will reset the current display. The display sequence is as follows:CLOCKODOMTRTRIP ATRIP BSERVICKPH* HI SPD* 0-60 T* QUARTR* QT MPHRPM* HI RPMVOLTSPRESSURETEMP* HOURSRANGE>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>12:0012 hour clock000000odometer mileageA000.0trip meter mileage A

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Troubleshooting guideProblemGauge will not light up.Possible causeOrange/White wire does not have power.Brown/Gray wire does not have power.Black wire is not getting a good ground.Gauge is damaged.Clock resets when key is off. Brown/Gray wire does not have constant power.Gauge lights up, but speed No data from ECM.will only show zero.Sensor is not sending a speed signal.Speed reading is incorrect.Gauge is not calibrated correctly.Gauge lights up, but tachNo data from ECM.will only show zero.Gaug

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