Had to solder a jumper wire in. There may be a circuit that keeps the dome light on after you leave your car and this may be the culprit also. Therefore, the easiest place to start and the most likely cause of the problem will be the headlamp switch. . All help is appreciated, thanks! Just some suggestions that I thought might help. Replaced all 4 resistors, just in case.
You might be curious if your Silverado speedometer problems may be caused by a faulty speed sensor or speedometer cable. Everything on it works when it has power but it's as if it's surging or having power redirected when the dash lights come on. Since there was no erratic behavior of any sort, I figured this was just a faulty discrete component somewhere and set out to look for it. Please show any codes that are set. You don't need to replace the resistors like he did, just repair the broken joint. This can require replacement of the whole instrument cluster costing more than a professional repair would have in the first place. Prices vary depending on exactly what services are performed light replacement, display repair, power failure repair,etc and whether shipping is involved.
One costing more than the other. You simply sauder these in place of the old ones and when you plug it back in it will work perfectly. I recommend people to have someone else with experience do it if you are new to soldering. After you disassemble the cluster and remove the circuit board, there are 10 little transistors that control the 2 lcds. Pop that off of the cluster and you now have the entire instrument cluster in your hands.
Re-programming of the instrument cluster is necessary to make the new gauge functional and should be included as part of the gauge upgrade service. Plus one of the resister was missing but after a little searching I found it inside the dash. Please or to join the conversation. Nov 23, 2010 If it's in the cluster, see procedure below for removing cluster. Three fell to floor when I ran my finger over them.
The O2 sensors were working because they had heated up so the computer got crazy info. The replacement cluster had only 30,000mi or so on it when I knew I actually had over 200k on the car. The stuff marked in blue are your instrument panel lights. I cleaned up the contacts on the board applied a little flux to them before I soldered. Look at it for internal breakage or discoloration. I cleaned up the contacts on the board applied a little flux to them before I soldered.
The last thing you changed was the resistors from Radio Shack. It looks to require replacement of the 4 resisters on this board. Check your owners manual, I think there is a specific fuse for guages, and another for interior lights. He didn't change the plugs or oil. I used silver solder and sivlver solder flux.
It took my about 30 minutes to do, and it works like a charm. Hello I recently replaced my stock radio with an after market one. You may notice that one or more of these resistors is crumbling or has come off of the board completely - this is the reason the circuit isn't working correctly. I waited for my son to come over so we would have 3 hands. Over a period of a few weeks the light dimmed to the point where I could only see it at night. That's common in a lot of cars, but I want to make sure it isn't a new thing.
With regard to the warning indicators, sometimes they must be reset by holding a button in the fuse panel. Ok are you ready for this. This is yet another common issue with 03-06 Silverados. Experience in electronics de-soldering and soldering is highly suggested if you attempt this repair as damage to the circuit board is common with at home repairs. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.