From behind the instrument cluster reach behind the speedometer and disconnect the speedometer cable by releasing the tab. It is usually off by around 20-30 mph under the actual speed of the vehicle. Jul 10, 2014 You dont see a resister because around the year 2000 they switched it up a little bit. Came to a complete stop and it went past 0 as if I turned the car off and did not move for about 3 minutes after going. I didn't have any problems with it until now. You will need to remove and send your module to us for repair.
Mar 06, 2010 Remove the 5 mounting screws from the instrument cluster trim plate and remove the trim plate. The vehicle had not been repaired. A major safety issue, in my opinion!! They would have him call me. The manufacturer mailed the contact a letter regarding the defect with the instrument cluster. The failure mileage was 55,000.
My vehicle is setup with a tow package allowing you to tow up to 7,000 pounds. Reading on the web it is evident this is a known problem for many years. The contact stated while driving various speeds the speedometer and fuel gauge malfunctioned. This caught me off-guard and I stepped on the brakes, almost getting rear-ended in moderate traffic. The contact was unable to determine how fast the vehicle was traveling.
Do not know at what speed vehicle is traveling. Gauges on the instrument cluster can fail because of a bad battery cable connection or high voltage spikes. Without a scan tool you may have momentary starter interruptions while history clears itself. It is not only Chevrolet vehicles got issues but the customer service really sucks. The parts we have replaced are as follows: the front brake sensor and hub, the instrument panel cluster, ebc electronic brake control module and the fuel filter. I got the repair done for 491.
Good luck, I hope this helped. We do more then just just repair the part. I thought that maybe because it was really cold was the reason for this. Same story - person I needed to talk to not there. I am now stuck with the bill and gm doesn't care about the serious safety concern one bit. Oct 27, 2013 The dash cluster is know for two different problems.
The contact exceeded the extended warranty and the dealer will not repair the instrument cluster under the warranty; however, the manufacturer should be responsible for the repairs since this was a known safety issue. What kind of Friendly service is that? I guess that five year old post was helpful after all! This services requires that you send us your cluster for repair. Remove the instrument light grid from the center of the cluster. Also when the speedometer becomes jerky the service brake system alarm goes off after it makes it hard to stop. I checked my fuses all okay, my head lights work, turn signal all interior work, but no gauges. I explained that this was a safety issue, as for a while I had no speedometer at all or engine temp or tach. While driving approximately 57 mph on normal road conditions the speed odometer displayed inaccurate readings.
What does it take to make this addressed and corrected?. I spoke to several people at gm and they all told me different stories and refused to listen and call me back. Internet orders like ebay may provide cheapper material +more info,u must digg. It's a deathtrap if no one knows how fast they are truly going. Fuel gauge had been inaccurate since day one - thought this was my solution to the problem. Glad you found us and the video I linked y'all to actually the boss man did the linking! Chevy refused to talk to me and simply told me it was my problem. If problem is in any other component, I must pay for the diagnostic check and for any other repairs that might be needed.
Your Passlock may need to relearn the ignition keys, if the ignition lock has gone bad like my in-laws Grand Am Gt, here is what i did so they will not get stranded any more. Everything went dead on the instrument panel except for the gas gauge. I was going 45mph and the speedometer said I was going 20 then went to 30 and just stopped. However since my vehicle has 85k it does not qualify. My service engine is still on, and was on before it happened.
This may include the speedometer and odometer, tachometer, fuel level, temperature, oil pressure, gauges and more. It happened when my vehicle reach around 80,000 miles. Got the letter which was so subtly written that I barely noticed what it was , but of course I was already above the covered range. I googled my problem and found AutoBeef. Remove the 4 mounting screws from the instrument panel face plate and remove the face plate. Then my speedometer started acting up on the highway.