The vehicle was taken in for repair on October 1, 2007. The failure occurs when the vehicle stops and starts. For the past few months I have had issues with the instrument panel gauges. There is a how to on this forum that will show you how to replace it! Designed for models without factory transmission temperature gauge. I see that you must have cleaned even the inside of the faceplate.
After an one ignition switch, and an instrument cluster later, it ended up being a corroded ground point on the drivers side frame rail. 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. Then it fell down to 0 mph and suddenly flipped over to 120 mph where it has been since. Mine was shorting out and draining the battery though the gauges worked. In these cases, repairs may incur an additional fee.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. How much you will have to pay to fix it depends on your vehicle mileage when the part went out. Also once the truck is turned off and the key is out it will still do this because I can see the gauges drop below zero and come back to zero. While driving approximately 65 mph under any conditions, the vehicle's odometer fails. It was an easy install, taking about 15 minutes to do the swap.
The failure began on September 27, 2007 and has been occurring intermittently. Not sure if we have what you need? I'm having the same issue with my '09 Silverado and need to get it fixed before it dies for good. The instrument cluster has been acting up, when starting the truck sometimes the cluster will power up like it should other times it wont power up at all until about 30 seconds of driving then it powers up as it should. Once this happens all of the indicator lights will flash on then go off and the gauges will come back to their proper level. Are you having trouble with your factory gauges? This is not safe when you have no clue of the speed you are traveling. .
Notes: Fits models with automatic transmission only. However, the speedometer showed 100 mph. Received a letter from gm and due to the mileage they will not repair the cluster even though the vehicle is within the date range. No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Instrument Panel Harness Connector product you desperately need. While driving, the speedometer would remain at zero.
Then you simply place the core in the original box and use the return sticker provided. The erroneous speed indication causes an issue when going too slow or too fast in traffic. As soon as the gauges hit the position where they are supposed to be they all drop again and so on. That is pretty much widely available at aftermarket auto stores and will most likely fix the problem. Gauges on the instrument cluster can fail because of a bad battery cable connection or high voltage spikes.
It is one of two things the cluster or the ignition! Customer responsible for return shipping on core items. This should be a recall since they knew of the problem and it has occurred enough to warrant sending out letters notifying the owners of a potential problem. 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. Oh and put the ignition in yourself and save 700 bucks because that is what the dealer will charge you!!! Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Instrument Panel Harness Connector stock in-person! Other times while cranking the truck the gauges will be completely unresponsive. The current and failure mileages were 11,108.
Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. Make sure to disconnect the battery during installation so you don't short anything out. It never seems to do it just when I hit a bump or if I am on a rough road it never matches the pattern of the road. Shortly after, you will receive price quotes directly from the sellers that stock the Instrument Cluster. The next day, the speedometer was acting erratic again.
Consequently, they tend to have the same problems. As long as you don't drive your vehicle while your waiting on the replacement everything should remain the same. We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on. The consumer stated she was driving 55 mph. Valid on orders shipped in the contiguous United States. When it doesn't work - I at least get the glow plug light coming on and the E-Brake warning but nothing else.
In a few short steps, you can get your instrument panel in the mail today and be back on the road this time next week. Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees. While idling at a stop sign, the speedometer would display 160 mph. I wish i would have seen it before I shelled out the cash!! Fill out your contact information and your Instrument Cluster request will get distributed instantly to a nationwide network of auto recyclers, salvage yards, wrecking yards, junkyards and parts brokers across the country. Take a dremel tool to the ground point and either hit the terminals and bolts with the dremel or replace them altogether. Also, I have unscrewed the cluster and took it out while still connected and gently shook it to see if I can get it to fail on cammand, but it does not. I can't tell how fast I'm going; the speedometer is all the way around on 120 mph.