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. When the contact turned the vehicle off and restarted it, it funtioned correctly. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing but was unable to diagnose the failure because the gauges were functioning at the time of testing. It Would Stick In Various Spots. Also t … he radio display goes full dark with the lights on. Turn key to on 7. There needs to be a recall for this problem pin the Trailblazer trucks.
If your fuel gauge is behaving erratically but the rest of your instrument cluster seems to be functioning normally, it may be best to visit your local mechanic to get your fuel gauge problem diagnosed. Given the fact this is a safety issue speed indication and intermittent cruise control, gm should provide full replacement, parts and labor. This is a safety hazard. This could be caused by a loose or bad connection in your gauge cluster or by a failed crankshaft position sensor. Anyone here have this problem before on their nnbs? Will never purchase another gm vehicle again as their practices are not helpful to their customers. May be that the cluster itself is bad.
The instrument panel would illuminate, but the fuel gauge, speedometer, oil pressure gauge, and rpm gauge would malfunction. I have a 2004 Chevy Silverado 1500 V6 4. Turn key to off 6. Then, the speedometer started acting erratically, going from 55 mph to 120 mph in like seconds. Not a recall but a warranty issue. Installed aftermarket radio 4-5 months before problem.
Answer There is good instructions of how to repair this problem at the fol … lowing post. The first common cause is a faulty oil pressure sensor which is mounted on the engine. Silverado temp gauge not working — Silverado temp gauge up and down If you have a temp gauge not working or reading up and down you should first make sure you have plenty of coolant in your radiator of course but baring that the only likely cause on a Silverado would be a failing stepper motor on the temperature gauge which requires gauge repair. . In order to get the needle to return to zero you have to turn the car on and off until it drop to zero. Check with mentioned auto store first.
If you chose to replace your instrument cluster with another unit, it will most likely need flash programmed at the dealer. I used to drive a dodge but got a great deal on the truck so i bought it and now i know why I will never buy another chevy in my life. Speedometer, fuel, and oil temp gauges no longer work correctly. If they do go that route, listen for additional rattles when the dealership is done with it. Oh no it is only up to 70,000 miles. 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? This sending unit is part of the larger fuel pump assembly. I have found many people have had the same problem and gm is doing nothing about the problem.
So if anyone else has this problem get it in to the dealer before the 6 of February or you will be paying out of pocket. They are analog gauges, but no manual cables, they receive a signal through the two plugs that they hook into. The miles are being recorded, but I don't know if they are accurate. I'm waiting for the other cluster instruments to fail and then I will have to replace the parts on all. In order to get the speedometer to zero out you have to turn the car on and off until the needle drops to zero. 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.
I've got a 2003 Silverado with 34xxx miles. The vehicle was not the repaired. Then, on December 7,2012 my speedometer stop working and now all the other gauges are starting to malfunction. Any labor costs will be the responsibility of the vehicle owner. What's happened is your gauge motors have quite working inside the instrument cluster. Underhood fuse block, and block under the rear seat. I have exactly the same problem with my 1996 Dodge Neon.
The transmission temperature gauge suffers from the same tendency to fail as all the other gauges and again will be caused by a failing stepper motor. What's happened is your gauge motors have quite working inside the instrument cluster. Maybe momentarily maybe not at all. This causes a faulty connection. It does not move when I drive or park the car. The problem seems prevalent with all Tahoes. I would appreciate any help you can give.