Called gm and they stated something about a settlement but it was too late as my vehicle didn't error until after some deadline. The contact stated that the gauges on the instrument control panel were inoperative. Have to bear down on pedal to stop. The four wheel drive warning indicator illuminated intermittently on the instrument panel. Get in the truck and close all doors 2. I can be driving 20 and it will say I'm going 50 mph.
As I explained in my , the possibility of running into a different problem always exists. Speedometer, you can't tell how fast you are going because it stays stuck at 0 miles an hour. The above gagues aren't working. Have read about this issue and now it has happened to my Tahoe. This problem has been ongoing now for the last 2 years. The instrument panel would illuminate, but the fuel gauge, speedometer, oil pressure gauge, and rpm gauge would malfunction.
Either one of these tests are not for the faint of heart or the uneducated. You should be able to go to your local Pep Boys or whatever and buy a can with an adapter. Put key in ignition don't turn it 3. That is the thermostat housing. On January 14, 2009, my speedometer started malfunctioning.
I alternated using the A12 and B12 terminals for a ground and tested power at both B9 and B12 using a jumper wire assembly with a halogen headlight bulb installed. It's now a permanent issue and I rely on my gps device to monitor my speed. If you think this may be the case in your situation, please read this , as repairs on these instrument clusters may incur a moderate additional charge. Thanks for your time on this concern. Recently all of the gauges stopped working at the same time.
I was ok driving on highway because the tachometer was still working. In researching the internet, I see that this is a common problem and that chevy will only fix it if you have less than 70,000 miles. Whenever he reduced the speed, the speedometer reset itself to 55 mph. In some cases, operating the wheel of the dimmer switch gets the lights working for a short period of time. This is a safety hazard. I'm waiting for the other cluster instruments to fail and then I will have to replace the parts on all.
I just want to say thank you, also I will be referring all my friends to you. Jumping power and ground circuits can immediately destroy components, releasing the magic smoke that allows all electronics to function. In addition, review common symptoms of a failing dimmer switch and other common problems. Yellow signs on curved highway especially while towing trailers. I went back there and started banging on the panel with the ac in the on position and to my suprise it started working again. These use an updated switch available below that develops the same problem as the older model trucks. Learn how to perform the reset procedure and replace the ignition lock cylinder.
It's a part you can buy at the local auto store in my case Autozone and it's now working again just fine. Chevy said they were familiar with the problem but would only fix it up to 80,000 miles. The dealer has been the only place that can actually get it to unlatch and admits it a bad design. If that dosent work take it to the dealer The fuel cap itself could not be creating the seal that there needs to be. Had it repaired by gm but it keeps messing up and causing vibrations, clunking and altering the steering. This results in the inaccurate reporting of vehicle speed. The speedometer indicated 30 mph, but the contact stated that the vehicle was traveling slower.
Speedometer can stick at excessive speeds indicated on the cluster, this had intermittently effected the cruise control operation. Speedometer stepper motor does not reset to zero. The oil gauge is also turned downward where you can't tell if you are between 10 and 40 on the oil gauge and I wanted to know what the cause could be for those gauges no longer working the way it use to? Also both of my trucks the speedometer has completely quit working at 40,000 miles. Maybe Chevy needs to recall this… Follow the upper radiator hose to the intake manifold. Please explain to me why it is not covered.
There were no significant enough changes in behavior at around 95,000 - 100,000 miles on the odometer to cause me to notice the problem. Hold down unlock button on truck don't release until step 8 4. Check this page for more info on the problem and how to get it fixed - -Dr Posted on Dec 28, 2010 hi I have the same truck and bought my truck with a bad dash,only the speedometer worked. Put it in and everything has worked great so far. I will include an image of the wiring diagram below so that you can do some power testing. See how to diagnose, repair and get parts for the job. It worked and then it went blank for 5 min.