The failure mileage was approximately 77,000. The speedometer will increase during acceleration and not move for deceleration. This evening I had to restart my truck 12 times to get it back to zero. Now I'm finding many others with the same problem. It is an additive for your fuel tank. The current mileage was 79,369. There are no screws holding inplace.
It stopped working and started back on its own. More of My Trailblazer Speedometer Links and Info. I have been reading forums about this problem with Trailblazers all over the U. Also my oil pressure gauge needle is way passed full and is almost facing straight down. I have found that when I stop the Trailblazer, when the speedometer is registering low, the speedometer needle will actually move below the 0 mph. Driving an early or later model? Well now a year later the gas gauge does not work and the speedometer works when it wants. This has happened 3 times; the first time on January 28th 2010, and twice on the night of February 4th 2010.
Buy 2 or 3 bottles of Techron. They recalled the same cluster that was put in the higher priced vehicles but will do nothing to help us out. Starting a couple months ago the speedometer regularly malfunctions and gives me the wrong speed. Speedometer specializes in their repair. I have found that after stopping the car and turning it off, if I just turn the ignition key to run without starting it several times, the needle will gradually reset itself back to 0 and I won't have any more problems for a while. The dealer has said that correction is by replacement of the whole instrument cluster unit.
Unfortunately no, here's the details. There was no obvious cause for the failure and the problem is continuous, not intermittent. While driving approximately 60 mph, the contact stated that the speedometer registered a speed of 120 mph; although she was driving 60 mph. Let's hope it doesn't go out like the oil gauge has and the fluctuating speedometer. At rest the speedometer shows 45 mph. This does not happen all the time, but has occurred at least 6 or 7 times over the past year at different locations.
Any labor costs will be the responsibility of the vehicle owner. Speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, oil temp, water temp battery voltage gauge — all of these instruments suffer from the same problem. I don't feel safe with them riding around without knowing how fast they are going or how much gas they have. This answer is wrong about the pins. Cluster looks great and works great.
They are slide locks, and they slide straight up, then the headlight falls out. There has been a recall on the other Chevy trucks with the same speedometer but has not included the Trailblazer. The manufacturer refused to assist with the repair expenses. Apply the parking brake toprevent the vehicle from moving. If your vehicle is older than 7 years or over 80,000 miles, you no longer qualify for the special coverage adjustment and must seek alternative means of repair. Needle points straight down and slowly ticks backwards. If your Trailblazer is out of warranty I would try this before anything.
I thought I would never see that meter turning again. If your speedometer, or any of the gauges in your instrument cluster are broken or only work sporadically, send them on over to us. When you are laying underneath, look up on the right side where feet face front of vehicle , go through the A frame arm. If you ask me, I believe it can be a serious safety hazard when you are uncertain as to how fast you may or may not be driving. The first time this happened, a friend was driving for me, and this malfunction has resulted in a speeding ticket.
However, this must be done multiple times, sometimes up to 10 times or more. The instrument cluster on a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer has ceased to work correctly. Sent in my old dash cluster for my 2004 Trailblazer Friday before New Years Eve Monday received the rebuilt cluster on the very next Friday. My Brother used Dr Speedometer a year ago and was singing his praises to me, so now I guess he and I will be singing a duet! The speedometer has gone up to 90mph when I'm traveling at about 40 mph. I was going 15 to 25 mph faster than the speed limit, but did not know it according to my speedometer. Each time the vehicle is shut off and restarted, the speedometer will reset approximately 5 mph.