The instrument cluster is the electronic brain behind the instrument panel on the dash. The speedometer was not consistent. I did some research and found the info in the on-line article below. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic who was unable to duplicate the failure. The dashboard cluster was not changed. The agreement resolves all outstanding issues between the companies and sets the stage for Delphi to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy by the end of the year.
More likely is that there is an electrical short in the cluster, and it will have to be repaired. The other located under the hood, usually the left front side of the vehicle, there can sometim … es be 2 under the hood. You might be curious if your Silverado speedometer problems may be caused by a faulty speed sensor or speedometer cable. We pride ourselves on having skilled technicians, a knowledgeable customer service team and the highest caliber repair that includes a limited lifetime warranty. Installation is reverse of removal. You will be the first that I recommend should I find anyone with the same problem.
Ive been to 20 sites and have seen the same problem over and over again. If the oil pressure sending unit checks out then you know the oil pressure gauge is bad and needs rebuilt. These vehicles are the worst I've ever owned. Fifteen minutes later it was in the vehicle and back on the road. This eliminates on extra day of shipping compared to 24 hour turn-around. A short time after the gauge went out there was a 'clicking' noise by the bank window. They replaced the ignition switch and sent me home.
The first common cause is a faulty oil pressure sensor which is mounted on the engine. Pretty common problem with these. However, if you have a bad oil pressure gauge and also other instrument cluster problems you may prefer to have the instrument cluster fully rebuilt first and go from there. First you will adjust your steering wheel to slide down with lever on left side of wheel. It started in early December of 2007. The vehicle has not yet been repaired; however, the contact believes that the failure was due to a manufacturer defect and a recall should be issued.
The contact notified the manufacturer and was not offered any assistance. Tachometer shows incorrect readings, gas gauge does not work, lights flicker and dim, half of the radio lighting is out. So we took it to the dealership and had them replace the instrument cluster in the dash they kept the old part and gm refused to help with the problem sitting the mileage on the vehicle at the time of the repair. The vehicle has not been repaired at this time. I have been stopped for speeding in local neighborhoods in massachusetts, where I work for going anywhere between 5-15 mph over the speed limit.
A member of our team will contact you in the rare event that the repairs costs exceed what you have requested in the order form. There are no screws holding inplace. The manufacturer does not sell the parts for the vehicle and has purchase the parts from another distributor. Tilt thesteering wheel to the full down position. The contact stated while driving the speedometer displayed an increase in speed over 125 mph and when he stopped the vehicle the gauge would display 50 or 70 mph. There are 2 Oxygen sensors. I would think this alone is a safety concern.
It has lowered some, but is still acting erratically. This problem is most commonly seen on Silverado, Sierra, Suburban, Yukon, Avalanche, Tahoe, Escalade and H2. Slide Speedo out and remove all plugs connected. The contact did not inform the manufacturer of the failure nor was the vehicle repaired. Will show up to 110 mph driving in the city. As a customer I feel that if this is a problem that is occurring at the 35,000-45,000 mark of these vehicles then it should be the responsibility of the manufacturer to make good on this malfunction.
So I stated if this is an often occurrence it appears to me that it should be a national recall being that this seems to occur alot. He stated many 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 gm vehicle have the same problem. Can I still drive my vehicle while the instrument cluster is out for repair? There are some days that the speedometer works for a while and then it goes crazy. Once the joint or component has failed power to the digital displays is lost causing a dead display or power is reduced causing a dim display. This can be done during other repair work to the cluster or as a stand alone upgrade. The dealer offered no assistance. The failure mileage was 75,000 and current mileage was 84,000.