Many other owners of this same vehicle have had the same complaint and its rare that it functions properly in any of the vehicles. If I turn on and off engine the gauge will reset it self backwards 5 mph each time I do this. This problem typically starts with just one gauge but over time all the analog gauges will start displaying the same symptoms. 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. In 2007, Kevin Zwicker filed suit against in U.
Make sure to disconnect the battery during installation so you don't short anything out. The contact was driving at approximately 30 mph when he noticed that the speedometer was giving an incorrect reading of 130 mph. Thank you for your assistance in this matter, regards, mr. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they stated that there was nothing to worry about because it would not affect the vehicle. Light duty trucks can be upgraded with a transmission temperature gauge if you want to monitor your transmission temps during towing or hauling. But when I started driving within the next 3-4 hours I noticed it was not reading the speed at all. The vehicle had not been repaired to-date.
If the sending unit checks out then you know the gas gauge is bad and needs rebuilt. 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. Re-programming of the instrument cluster is necessary to make the new gauge functional and should be included as part of the gauge upgrade service. Also, some other lights are out on instrument panel and steering wheel. 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.
One is a faulty selector stalk button on the circuit board which can be replaced with careful de-soldering and replacement if a suitable replacement button can be found. Once reset it may start having the same problem immediately or it might be another week or two before this problem presented itself again. The case was assigned to , who decided to certify the lawsuit as a class-action. First you can install an instrument cluster out of a truck that has the trans temp gauge and it will be fully functional in your vehicle because all Silverados as well as Suburbans, Sierras, Tahoes, Avalanches came pre-wired and have a temp sensor already installed in the transmission right from the factory. This common issue is not actually a problem with the digital displays themselves as they seem to be quite reliable. A recall is definitely in order.
Engine hours is not needed to order but if you supply this to Dorman they will apply it to the cluster. The mileage is stored inside each clusters memory not in the vehicles computer. When stopped speedometer reads anywhere from 60 to 100mph and when driving reads anywhere from 90 to off the scale 6 O'clock position on the speedometer where no speed is listed. The guage cluster was well packed and looked like new. Then it will stick at over 60 mph, the arrow will point completely down. The contact would have to shut off the engine and restart it in order for the speedometer to reset itself. The contact was driving at approximately 30 mph when he noticed that the speedometer was giving an incorrect reading of 130 mph.
Cause of Individual Gauge Problems Individual gauge problems are almost universally caused by failing gauge motors. . Both Zwicker and Hall were represented by Beth Terrell, an attorney with the Seattle law firm of Tousley Brain Stephens. When the vehicle was turned off for a period of time the speedometer would reset itself. It will work for two days after that then the problem happen all over again!!!!!!!!!!!!!. The vehicle had not been repaired at the time of the complaint. Notes: Fits models with automatic transmission only.
If you have your gauge cluster rebuilt it will not need to be re-programmed. The gauge will read faster then what I am drive. If you found this article helpful please give back by sharing it on Facebook —. It is nice to have all the lights and gauges on the cluster working. Ultimately all gauges will fail if not repaired.
The speedometer sticks at a speed and will drop to the 6 O'clock position. Now the cluster can be removed for replacement or repair. The settlement allows the owner or lessee to get their instrument cluster replaced under the terms of a special coverage adjustment to their factory standard warranty. When stopped speedometer reads anywhere from 60 to 100mph and when driving reads anywhere from 90 to off the scale 6 o'clock position on the speedometer where no speed is listed. Causes of Language Scrolling Problem Two problems have been identified as potential causes of this problem.
Odometer Display On While Vehicle Off — Causing Battery Drain This problem is typically but not always seen in conjunction with an instrument cluster that will not power on or has been displaying intermittent power failure. I spoke to the dealer and was told there is a recall on older models, but not on my 05. She had not taken the vehicle to the dealer or the manufacturer. The contact stated that the speedometer and tachometer failed; the components would not go back down to zero. Mine was shorting out and draining the battery though the gauges worked.