The instrument cluster has been acting up, when starting the truck sometimes the cluster will power up like it should other times it wont power up at all until about 30 seconds of driving then it powers up as it should. Please call us with any questions and pricing for your specific vehicle. First, any used instrument cluster will have the older generation of stepper motors and is likely to have failing gauges at the time of purchase. To retrieve hours, push twice on the tripometer reset and the engine hours will display. Be aware of generic brand stepper motors produced in China, numerous problems have been seen with these aftermarket motors. Any additional costs, including labor to replace the instrument panel cluster, will be the responsibility of the customer. I can repair this issue with our repair service for 03-06 Silverado, Suburban, Sierra, Tahoe, Yukon, Avalanche and Escalade models only.
Your stepper motor to your speedometer gauge has failed and needs to be replaced. If the vehicle is not driven for a few days either problem can drain the battery. Dealers are to replace the instrument panel cluster after the condition has been verified. Topics in this area contain discussion of door panels and headliners or the dash and carpet, trim, and seats. The cluster comes programmed , so it is simply plug and play. Replacement requires de-soldering of the faulty stepper motors for removal and soldering in of the new X27.
However, if you have a bad oil pressure gauge and also other instrument cluster problems you may prefer to have the instrument cluster fully rebuilt first and go from there. Also note in the comments that a new engine was installed. You could also use the milage shown prorated of course on receipts for new tires or almost any service performed on the vehicle by a reputable service company. Have a good one, and good luck! This common issue is not actually a problem with the digital displays themselves as they seem to be quite reliable. Received a letter from gm and due to the mileage they will not repair the cluster even though the vehicle is within the date range.
This requires no additional wiring or parts for your vehicle. Customer responsible for return shipping on core items. You can receive a refund by returning a suitable old core. Can I still drive my vehicle while the instrument cluster is out for repair? Took it to a transmission specialist to see if he had heard of the problem. Odometer Display On While Vehicle Off — Causing Battery Drain This problem is typically but not always seen in conjunction with an instrument cluster that will not power on or has been displaying intermittent power failure. Not sure if we have what you need? They then send your old instrument cluster to their 3rd party repair partner to be rebuilt and sold to the next customer needing it. Pretty common problem with these.
This is not safe when you have no clue of the speed you are traveling. The workmanship is really superb. The use can reset to English but the cluster will change the language randomly or simply scroll through the options endlessly. Dim, Dark or Dead Display This issue is most often cause by a failing power supply circuit on the circuit board which requires either replacement components or a solder re-flow. Took it to have the codes read, which pointed to all shift solenoids, but i knew that could not be it. The failure occurs when the vehicle stops and starts.
Please give us a call if you have questions regarding this upgrade. This problem is most commonly seen on Silverado, Sierra, Suburban, Yukon, Avalanche, Tahoe, Escalade and H2. They should order one for you, takes 1-2 days and replace it for you at no charge. In the rare occasion that the item is not repairable, we will either replace the circuit board entirely or refund the cost of the repair, at our discretion. Stepper motors are available on e bay for 6 bucks. The failure began on September 27, 2007 and has been occurring intermittently.
Dealers are to replace the instrument panel cluster after the condition has been verified. Fill out your contact information and your Instrument Cluster request will get distributed instantly to a nationwide network of auto recyclers, salvage yards, wrecking yards, junkyards and parts brokers across the country. Silverado speedometer problems — Silverado speedometer repair -Silverado speedometer repair kit — Silverado speedometer recall Silverado speedometer problems are some of the most common ones reported as speedometer problems are pretty difficult to ignore or work around. The oil gauge is all the way to the right and so is the rpm gauge. I feel like I'm flying through the Bermuda Triangle with all the gauges going bonkers. Gratefully though, there is an extended warranty on this part. These vehicles range from 2003-2006 and include Silverado, Sierra, Suburban, Yukon, Denali, H2, Escalade and more.
The mileage is stored inside each clusters memory not in the vehicles computer. Cause of Individual Gauge Problems Individual gauge problems are almost universally caused by failing gauge motors. I would take it to your local dealer and tell them that the voltage gauge sticks at times. Engine hours is not needed to order but if you supply this to Dorman they will apply it to the cluster. I am very happy with my purchase.
If you notice that your instrument cluster is not displaying information correctly, you may also want to check the wires connecting the cluster to the car's computer or the computer itself. As long as you don't drive your vehicle while your waiting on the replacement everything should remain the same. The only cost to you is the labor charge unless your willing to do the job your self. Since these instrument clusters are fully electronic there is no traditional speedometer cable as there used to be in older vehicles so that rules that out. If your vehicle currently has the transmission temperature gauge, there is no additional cost associated with the rebuild. Because they are replacing your entire instrument cluster with a different unit they must re-program the replacement unit so that your odometer mileage will display correctly. Drive it until you get to that mileage you set with Summit and put it in.