After numerous calls to customer service I was told that the company extended its warranty to seven years or 70000 miles in sept. For verified failures between 70,001 miles 110,001 km and 80,000 miles 130,000 km on U. I though, how the hell does that have anything to do with. If the oil pressure sending unit checks out then you know the oil pressure gauge is bad and needs rebuilt. It began at approximately 37,000 miles and reads between 20-60 mph higher than my actual speed. This sending unit is part of the larger fuel pump assembly.
I would not be over the 70000 limit and would not have to pay for the repairs. So without inspecting the cluster its really hard to point the finger at one of the two problems. Any additional costs, including labor to replace the instrument panel cluster, will be the responsibility of the customer. The second and perhaps better option is to have a factory transmission temperature gauge installed into your original instrument cluster. Only other option is the whole gauge is shot but that is usually very evident in that half goes and the other half works or just the reset button and info display doesn't work.
Speedometer will sometimes appear to register correctly, other times will be inoperative, and at other times will register the wrong speed. Have you ever had to replace the timer? I can repair this issue with our repair service for 03-06 Silverado, Suburban, Sierra, Tahoe, Yukon, Avalanche and Escalade models only. Edited March 4, 2017 by Coby7 That problem can sometimes be hard to find, especially if it's intermittent. Both Zwicker and Hall were represented by Beth Terrell, an attorney with the Seattle law firm of Tousley Brain Stephens. This problem would be very hard for me to explain in words.
This can be done during other repair work to the cluster or as a stand alone upgrade. Thanks, Bruce Hi Coby7 As with the other posts, My battery drains as well over time, But my instrument cluster powers up. The purchase date, recall number, and speed were unknown. If the vehicle is not driven for a few days either problem can drain the battery. They then send your old instrument cluster to their 3rd party repair partner to be rebuilt and sold to the next customer needing it. I will try that tonight as the truck has been sitting for about a week now seems when it sits to it has a better chance It will act up.
If you have experience soldering electronics Silverado speedometer repair kits are available online for some models — see link in resources section below. On October 5, 2007, the speedometer displayed an inaccurate speed of 125 mph. The dealership agreed to reimburse me for the cost of the fix. Cause of Individual Gauge Problems Individual gauge problems are almost universally caused by failing gauge motors. While driving 65 mph, the speedometer failed and the needle became stuck on 40 mph.
However, if you have a bad gas gauge and also other instrument cluster problems you may prefer to have the instrument cluster fully rebuilt first and go from there. The contact indicated that the fuel gauge and speedometer were both inoperable. For single gauges or full cluster repair or upgrades , tachometer, fuel gauge, oil temp, water temp and battery voltage, we take care of it all and for less than half of what most dealerships charge. This is usually the first gauge problem the vehicle owner sees and is experienced as a stuck, sticky or jumpy gauge needle. The other more common issue should have been addressed by the re-builder.
Silverado tachometer problem — Silverado tachometer quit working If your Silverado tachometer quit working you can be certain that the cause is a bad gauge in the instrument cluster caused by a failing stepper motor. Complaint Number: 10195307 Incident Date: July 1, 2007 Date Added to File: July 4, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Upon purchasing the vehicle I noticed prior to purchase that the fuel gauge did not read accuratly. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the instrument panel was faulty and needed to be replaced. As a result, the contact did not have the repair performed. It is now past the extended warranty and the speedometer is not working. These vehicles range from 2003-2006 and include Silverado, Sierra, Suburban, Yukon, Denali, H2, Escalade and more.
The issue started when the vehicle had 6k miles on it and it is getting worse. While idling at a stop sign, the speedometer would display 160 mph. The workmanship is really superb. Your instrument cluster has gone bad, to pinpoint. The contact stated that he was never notified and, when he brought his vehicle in for repair, it was too late. The rear planatery forward clutch was burnt, which caused the transmission to fail.
Mar 31, 2010 You dont have to replace the cluster. This requires a trip to the dealer for mileage re-programming. The contact received a recall notice in August of 2007, but the vehicle exceeded the mileage requirement. Diagnosis was cluster panel defective. My point is that if the company had notified me in Sept.