I am now afraid to drive the thing to work because it is so far off. Electrical problem 2002 Chevy Tahoe 85000 miles Noticed the speedometer sticking at first, then jumping way beyond actual speed vehicle is going. This sending unit is part of the larger fuel pump assembly. Every gauge will be refurbished, every meter motor replaced, whether it has already failed or not. The needle is stuck on 120 mph. He spoke with the dealer and they stated that the speedometer needed to be replaced. Now the problem got worst, when the Speedometer and the battery gauges went crazy.
They go from 50 to 0 to 85 and back to 0. I say let the cheating bastards die. It can be seized in place, pull and wiggle firmly and it will break loose. The contact intends to take vehicle to be serviced for the failure. It may read anywhere from 0 to 120 mph regardless of the actual speed of the vehicle. There are two ways to accomplish this. What if my whole cluster intermittently goes out at the same time, all the gauges and lights go out except the check engine light? It gets stuck usually around the 60 mph mark then it thinks that 60 mph is actually 0 mph.
Bailout a bunch crooks and for what. We are now forced with fixing the speedometer at our expense even though it was proven to be the fault of general motors. In 2007, Kevin Zwicker filed suit against General Motors in U. The use can reset to English but the cluster will change the language randomly or simply scroll through the options endlessly. Now that the speed reads at 60 mph that is faster then any part of the roads I drive to work is. Its been like this for a couple months but I haven't had the money to fix it. I would be much like a pimp helping you to get the best screw job possible.
You remove it by squeezing the tabs together and then pull back firmly while wiggling. Right now I am driving around without a cluster, waiting for it to get shipped back to me, repaired better than it came new. Occasionally, the speedometer does not work for days at a time. On the affected vehicles, the brake pedal pivot nut may loosen, causing the brake pedal to be loose or inoperative. Now Gm wants a bail out.
I have cars from the 60's and 70's and the instrument clusters work just fine. Even when we were at a complete stop, speedometer read 65 mph. . Ultimately all gauges will fail if not repaired. Until the repairs have been made, owners are advised not to drive their vehicles.
The failure mileage was 102,400 and current mileage was 106,000. You might be curious if your Silverado speedometer problems may be caused by a faulty speed sensor or speedometer cable. All cluster lights come on at one time and cause the gas gauge to go to zero and the cruise controls stops working. Be aware of generic brand stepper motors produced in China, numerous problems have been seen with these aftermarket motors. There appeared to be a short in the headlights and taillights. I like the truck so I hope this is the only little hickup I see otherwise it will get a for sale sign placed in the window in a heartbeat just like the last car that I got sick of for similar electrical gremlins. So what could possibly be wrong and what can I check to see and start eliminating things? So when you start driving it goes past the 120mph mark and stays.
After one week of phone messages from gm that they were working towards a resolve, I was denied any coverage. In the month of March 2009 my speedometer started to read I was going 120 miles per hr but of course that was not the speed I was going. There were no prior warnings. Plus, we do it the day we receive it so that you can get back on the road fast, often within a week. He had to maneuver across four lanes of traffic and avoid several near crashes.
Any bolts found loose will be replaced and tightened. The speedometer became erratic and stopped working completely. They told me not to worry about it and they would take care of it. The recall began on May 14, 2014. Now i dont have any kind of relationship with this dealership i didn't even buy my truck from them, i got it from some used Mazda dealer in Pensacola Fl. After a couple of days it worked fine, week later when we were returning from the trip same thing occurred. I know it is mechanical I removed it once to fix an electrical problem and considering the pictures in my manual dont make much sense and dont resemble anything in my truck, I was wondering if you could break down how it works, and where my problem is and how much it may be to replace.
The only reason i had it done at dealer is in case it is recalled and i can get my money back i pray Retired and Broke Robert G - Robert G. The failure and current mileages were 90000. The second cause is due to surface insulation resistance failure on the board. I looked it up and of course it is very common but not under warrenty. Unit on open market is 250.