If you want to see what else we cover here visit. The contact received a letter from general motors stating that the special extended warranty for the instrumental cluster panel would be repaired for free within 7 years or 70,000 miles, whichever came first. Brakes started making a cracking noise in the front took in 3 times found no problem yet when I picked the vehicle up the last time at 15,000 mi the noise went away only to come back a week later. This is a known defect and chevy should take responsibility for it. That particular dealership said they could have the part ordered and at their location within 24 hours, and it would only take an hour to install. Two problems this close together tells me that this instrument panel is junk.
Complaint Number: 10204425 Incident Date: July 21, 2007 Date Added to File: September 28, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Bought a used 2004 chevy tahoe with 73,000 miles on july 5th 2007, went on vacation 2 weeks later and the speedometer got stuck at 60 miles per hour and know is very erratic and gets stuck at different speeds all the time. My instrument panel is messed up. Complaint Number: 10173554 Incident Date: June 10, 2006 Date Added to File: November 15, 2006 Description of the Complaint: We have seen dozen of incidents in the past few months where the speedometer began ticking, became jerky, or stopped working all together. Complaint Number: 10172291 Incident Date: October 23, 2006 Date Added to File: October 31, 2006 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer ticking and showing incorrect speed. Similar searching also indicates that this has been seen by at least hundreds of people on variations of the tahoe suburban, avalanche, etc.
It's not often that you find the same problem happening on 14 years worth of vehicles. The instrument panel would illuminate, but the fuel gauge, speedometer, oil pressure gauge, and rpm gauge would malfunction. I wiggled and twisted it after I got the three clips loose and it took patience and tested my tranquility. The pressure returned to normal. Complaint Number: 10298908 Incident Date: June 1, 2009 Date Added to File: January 10, 2010 Description of the Complaint: 1.
I have to fix this out of my pocket! At this time, nothing has been done to correct the problem. The current and failure mileages were 111,000. When traveling at a speed of 65 on highway speedometer shows traveling 120 mph. I'd like to know when it became available. The fuse is under the hood.
The failure mileage was 77,000 and current mileage was 98,000. Get a good wiring diagram and trace it out if possible before tearing into the door s. Complaint Number: 10180966 Incident Date: January 27, 2007 Date Added to File: January 29, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Erratic operation of speedometer. No speedometer, no gauges, no driver information center. Speedometer continues to rise until it reaches 120 mph and just stays there. Car only has 30k miles on it but, of course, the warranty just ran out.
In order to get the needle to return to zero you have to turn the car on and off until it drop to zero. Dealer says they will not repair because vehicle is over 70K miles, even though they have known about the issue for years. My speedometer does not work, it flutters or pegs out all the way. The gauge was checked and the repair shop replaced the sensor because it was faulty. With that said, drivers often complain about the lighting for the instrument panel providing intermittent operation well in advance of complete failure. The dealer stated that because there was a service bulletin regarding the failure and the mileage on the vehicle exceeded 80,000, no compensation would be provided.
Sometime, the speedometer will even exceed the max speed on the dash and I know I'm not going that fast. Complaint Number: 10360180 Incident Date: August 15, 2010 Date Added to File: October 12, 2010 Description of the Complaint: 2004 chevy tahoe 108k miles speedometer was stuck at 70 mph, then slowly decreased down to zero. They can be 3,000rpm at idle or 100mph at about 40 mph sometime shutting off car resets it. I list this as 1 failure because it never corrected itself after the initial failure. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. Complaint Number: 10357693 Incident Date: January 1, 2010 Date Added to File: September 26, 2010 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2004 chevy tahoe. On January 14, 2009, my speedometer started malfunctioning.
The manufacturer advised him to take the vehicle to a dealer for a diagnosis. Complaint Number: 10177461 Incident Date: December 24, 2006 Date Added to File: January 2, 2007 Description of the Complaint: While driving our 2004 chevy tahoe the speedometer acts erratically going anywhere from -0- to -120-. If you stop, turn off the engine and get out of the car, then restart the car, the speedometer will work again for a little ways. Complaint Number: 10178726 Incident Date: January 15, 2007 Date Added to File: January 15, 2007 Description of the Complaint: My speedometer has gone faulty. The current mileage was 79,400 and failure mileage was 64,000. Nevertheless, were starting to see the same complaints on the newer trucks that run from 2007 through 2013.
The speedometer starting reading 20 miles an hour yesterday when parked. Need to do some voltage checks when the problem occurs. The rotating switch uses a variable resistor. I hear its expensive to fix and I don't think I should have to pay for it. Eventually the speedometer stop working on that trip. In researching the internet, I see that this is a common problem and that chevy will only fix it if you have less than 70,000 miles.
The vehicle was taken to the repair shop for regular maintenance. T 40,000 miles the right front wheel speed sensor failed and the braking was reduced. Complaint Number: 10174537 Incident Date: November 25, 2006 Date Added to File: November 28, 2006 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer is not registering correct speed. In order to get the speedometer to zero out you have to turn the car on and off until the needle drops to zero. Complaint Number: 10187264 Incident Date: March 18, 2007 Date Added to File: April 8, 2007 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2004 chevrolet tahoe and recently the speedometer started acting funny. The contact received a letter from the manufacturer stating that the instrument panel gauge may malfunction, resulting in incorrect readings on the speedometer. They pull off by pulling straight up.