Did some research on the subject. The contact experienced the identical failures as mentioned in the recall defect. Consumer states that the gauges stick and the manufacturer sent out a letter stating this problem and a solution as long as the vehicle had less than 70, 000 miles or 7 years old. In the last 4 months the speedometer has been giving incorrect readings, I. The contact previously replaced both driver and passenger side carrier bearings that are associated with the four wheel drive.
Please ship us your Original Part. Was contacted by gm to replace the instrument panel. Package your part well to protect from damage in shipment. The vehicle resumed operation without the smoke failure. Sry I just put todays date in the incident box. This is a very dangerous situation.
You ship your part to us. . While the contact was driving between 55-60 mph, smoke expelled from the instrument panel and air vents. They're hiding behind a Judge's ruling that they only have to honor mileage up to 80k, anything beyond that they'll tell you to stick it. Then the oil pressure gauge went 180 degrees beyond it's max, then the battery gauge did the same. The Black Box is labled Fuse Relay Center, the diagram on the cap displays which Relay is the Fuel Pump relay.
Not fix as of yet. To the best of my knowledge the only gauges working properly are the tachometer and fuel gauge. The contact waited several minutes before restarting the engine. It proceeded to only indicate speeds from approx -10 mph to 10 mph. Even though they admit to a failure of the system, since I cannot prove it happened within the 70k mileage they are refusing to replace it.
The vehicle had not been inspected when the complaint was filed. Pretty common problem with these. The contact called the manufacturer but was offered no assistance. We thought we were entering the freeway at 60, while in fact we were going 20. We almost got rammed by a truck.
From my guess it does. It reads wrong every time now. The oil pressure gauge also malfunctioned. The current mileage was 81000. It began with intermittent speedometer malfunction. First button gives Trip A, Trip B, Mileage, Engine Hours.
Mar 31, 2010 Pretty common problem with these. The engine size is unavailable. The problem began to cascade and soon all gauges except for the tach and fuel began to fail. I have seen hundreds of people reporting this problem on the local discussion boards. I found the proper fuse in the fuse block located under the hood.
They even found documentation at the dealership service dept. After the warranty expired the issue resurfaced. We suggest double nest packaging , One box inside another with protection on the outer inside box,We also suggest insurance. You are not purchasing a part. I will be driving down the highway showing I'm driving 5mph. It is illegal to go 20 on an interstate. Just got my instrument cluster replaced under warranty, since I had a sticking Voltmeter.
He stated that the speedometer displays incorrect speeds or no speed at all while usually driving 45 mph. The contact stated that while sitting idle in a parking lot it registers 55 mph. I asked about any recalls or complaints regarding the cluster gauges malfunctioning at every visit for service. Gm has a notice out on it but refuses to repair my truck due to having too many miles. Apparently gm will repair at no cost but only if less than 70k miles. Button 2 gives average fuel economy, fuel used. The failure mileage was approximately 70,000.