Take a dremel tool to the ground point and either hit the terminals and bolts with the dremel or replace them altogether. More recently, I'll be driving down the road and the whole instrument cluster will go nuts. The notice stated that only vehicles less than 7 years old and under 70,000 miles would be repaired. The first common cause is a faulty oil pressure sensor which is mounted on the engine. I jumped one of my older vehicles which I have done in the past with my truck with no issues and later in the day when I went to drive my Silverado I noticed that the speedometer was pegged out at the far right 110 mph when the truck was shut off. The first thing that people usually notice when the grounds get bad is the dash going crazy so I am pretty sure that this is a classic ground issue case. A link to an online mileage affidavit will be emailed to you immediately after you complete your purchase.
The weirdest part of the whole thing is the consistency with which the abs, security, low fuel, and air bag lights would be on with the coolant temp and fuel level at 0 simultaneously. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The current mileage was 50,000 and failure mileage was 33,000. We look forward to serving you. When driving through town doing 25 and the speedometer would read 120 mph.
Since the accident, the speedometer stopped working. They would either all be on, or all off until today when I wiggled a little more vigorously. Buy a Used Instrument Cluster Used instrument clusters are typically available at any number of salvage yards but there are several problems with this solution. While driving approximately 40 mph, the instrument panel gauges displayed inaccurate readings. But it only happened intermittently with no way to diagnose the problem. Electrical wiring layouts primarily shows the physical position of elements and links in the developed circuit, but not always in reasoning order. I contacted the 1-800 number for Chevrolet.
Also note in the comments that a new engine was installed. The following day or so - the engine light may even stay off, and everything appears normal. Speedometer, you can't tell how fast you are going because it stays stuck at 0 miles an hour. How can gm set a mileage limit on safety? The fuel gauge is turned halfway down where it no longers lets you know if you are between full and empty on fuel. When it does work it is usually off by a good bit high and low. Condition Some customers of all 2003-2004 model year and certain U. The dealer refused to repair his vehicle.
In some cases the needle will move smoothly but will be reading noticeably higher or lower than normal at all points. Meaning it may be the cluster itself and it would need to be replaced. I have an '01 silverado. I pulled over and figured out it was coming from under the dash. This defect has nothing to do with the mileage on my truck, and I should not be penalized for the number of miles on it! The failure mileage 43,000 and the current mileage was 63,900. Without the engine running the needle moves all the way to the maximum.
Tips to Draw Good-looking Wiring Diagrams An excellent wiring diagram has to be practically appropriate as well as clear to review. The fuel and temp gauges will go all the way to E and Cold respectively. You might be able to find that wiring diagram here. I thought the instrument cluster was bad, so I looked into getting one rebuilt. Replacement requires de-soldering of the faulty stepper motors for removal and soldering in of the new X27.
Trying to figure this problem out. However, because his vehicle was over 70,000 miles, he would have to repair it at his own expense. The speedometer currently didn'tt work. It will either stay at 30, or it says I'm going 20 when I know I am going at least 60. The gauges would drop while the vehicle was started.
Would be greatly helpful and thank you for reading my post. The failure mileage 90000 and current was 91000. Usually the key has to be left on aft … er a start attempt for the ten minutes. He filed a formal complaint with the manufacturer. This may cause inaccurate readings, including the speedometer and fuel gauge. It is obvious that the defect is in the part, and is not due to any neglect on my part. Dealers are to replace the instrument panel cluster after the condition has been verified.
Bad control units usually do that sort of thing. The speedometer is a major problem. He filed a formal complaint with the manufacturer. If you have experience soldering electronics Silverado speedometer repair kits are available online for some models — see link in resources section below. Engine hours is not needed to order but if you supply this to Dorman they will apply it to the cluster. You may as well diagnose it with a method and not just throw parts at it, hoping to get it fixed. Current mileage is 97,000 which is over the mileage for the current warranty repair.