This problem typically starts with just one gauge but over time all the analog gauges will start displaying the same symptoms. Not sure if we have what you need? The first common cause is a faulty oil pressure sensor which is mounted on the engine. We replace malfunctioning parts with brand new factory ones and get your panel back to you better than new within a week in most cases. The cluster will be replaced for free for your truck if it has less then 70k miles. First the speed indicator went from 0 mph to 70 mph when starting, then when put in drive it went to 110 mph.
Mine was shorting out and draining the battery though the gauges worked. The speed sensors in modern vehicles are actually very reliable and rarely go out, but it is possible. This solution will require the replacement instrument cluster to be re-programmed so that the odometer displays your vehicles mileage instead of the vehicle the cluster came out of. How much you will have to pay to fix it depends on your vehicle mileage when the part went out. . It is nice to have all the lights and gauges on the cluster working.
I though, how the hell does that have anything to do with. While driving approximately 65 mph under any conditions, the vehicle's odometer fails. No deaths or injuries were ever attributed to the erratic gauges, but owners of the vehicles felt the problem was a safety concern. So as a test to know if your speed sensor may be the cause of your speedometer problems you simply need to pay attention to how your automatic transmission is behaving. To retrieve hours, push twice on the tripometer reset and the engine hours will display.
We offer a lifetime warranty on the functionality of the cluster and gauges. The next day, the speedometer was acting erratic again. Transmission Temperature Gauge Upgrade All full sized vehicles Denali, Sierra, Yukon are equipped with a transmission temperature sensor, but the instrument cluster is not set up to display the information. Both Zwicker and Hall were represented by Beth Terrell, an attorney with the Seattle law firm of Tousley Brain Stephens. I can't tell how fast I'm going; the speedometer is all the way around on 120 mph. However, the speedometer showed 100 mph. That is pretty much widely available at aftermarket auto stores and will most likely fix the problem.
If you have experience soldering electronics Silverado speedometer repair kits are available online for some models — see link in resources section below. 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. If you found this article helpful please give back by sharing it on Facebook —. Best thing I did replacing old one. But all you have to do is tell them the Vin, then they ask for the estimate on mileage and engine hours. Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees. You might be curious if your Silverado speedometer problems may be caused by a faulty speed sensor or speedometer cable.
The current and failure mileages were 27,051. Ruling out the speed sensor you can be certain you need speedometer repair to fix the issue. The second cause is due to surface insulation resistance failure on the board. Claims with repair orders prior to September 28, 2007 for 2003-2004 model year vehicles, or March 23, 2009 for 2005 model year vehicles, must be submitted to the Service Contract provider. It really doesnt seem like a fuse is bad since the cluster eventually turns on but the cold def effects the stepper motors i have experienced that. All Sierra models — 1500, 2500, and 3500; Duramax, 4. 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.
They were called when I received the letter at 104k and now at 111k they can only apologize for the problem but not fix it under warranty. They should order one for you, takes 1-2 days and replace it for you at no charge. I can't tell how fast I'm going; the speedometer is all the way around on 120 mph. 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. My speedometer was jumping up and down randomly, then would die completely. Consequently, they tend to have the same problems.
If this does not fix the problem, you will have a new cluster at no charge. So I am having it fixed for almost 600 dollars with no help from gm. Ultimately all gauges will fail if not repaired. Services range from single gauge repairs to fully warrantied complete rebuild services. Customer responsible for return shipping on core items. The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer.
Any additional costs, including labor to replace the instrument panel cluster, will be the responsibility of the customer. Also note in the comments that a new engine was installed. I can repair this issue with our repair service for 03-06 Silverado, Suburban, Sierra, Tahoe, Yukon, Avalanche and Escalade models only. Special Coverage Adjustment This special coverage covers the condition described above for a period of 7 years or 70,000 miles 110,000 km , whichever occurs first, from the date the vehicle was originally placed in service, regardless of ownership. 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.
The company will program this into the cluster, so all you have to do is just install it, which takes about 15 minutes. If the sending unit checks out then you know the gas gauge is bad and needs rebuilt. This may include the speedometer and odometer, tachometer, fuel level, temperature, oil pressure, gauges and more. 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. Gratefully though, there is an extended warranty on this part.