The current mileage was 76,000 and failure mileage was 45,000. The vehicle was taken in for repair on October 1, 2007. Read more about this problem here: Some words of appreciation form satisfied Sierra owners: Dr. No notice was sent to owners. Gratefully though, there is an extended warranty on this part. I replaced the battery and the problem seems to disappear.
Does anyone know how much this would cost out of warranty? They were called when I received the letter at 104k and now at 111k they can only apologize for the problem but not fix it under warranty. So, does this mean they changed the odometer? The vehicle was not repaired. 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. . It is located on the firewall adjacent to the wiper motor and has a some what square black cover with 3 torx screws and wireing harness pluged into the side. The fuel gauge needle also failed. You can try removing it and spaying it down with contact cleaner just watch the brease on the two contact tips.
It really doesnt seem like a fuse is bad since the cluster eventually turns on but the cold def effects the stepper motors i have experienced that. They have you print out an odometer disclaimer and ask for mileage and engine hours and program it in. HeadlineIt is under the glove box on the far right side. 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. It's the one under the rear…. .
A small cover the can be removed has the fuse locations listed on it. I too have an intermittent instrument cluster. In these cases, repairs may incur an additional fee. I ordered some through eBay, they're escalade replacements. The contact would have to shut the vehicle off and restart it in order to make the speedometer work properly. I feel it is a safety issue but they do not. I'd like to know when it became available.
For single gauges or full cluster repair or upgrades , tachometer, fuel gauge, oil temp, water temp and battery voltage, we take care of it all and for less than half of what most dealerships charge. I can't tell how fast I'm going; the speedometer is all the way around on 120 mph. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. 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. It happened out of nowhere and I am hearing alot of complaints from friends and the company I work for who has several of these vehicles they are all going bad. Is it going to have to take a fatality before a recall is issued. As it was the weekend, I decided to continue driving home and take it in to the dealer on Monday.
Now they are back out and I have noticed the eye in the battery does not show blue after the truck's been driven or even when placed on a charger overnight. If anyone has any information that could help me get this fixed I would greatly appreciate it. This may cause inaccurate readings, including the speedometer and. There is most likely a sensor failure elsewhere in the vehicle. I would not be over the 70000 limit and would not have to pay for the repairs. Speedometer will sometimes appear to register correctly, other times will be inoperative, and at other times will register the wrong speed. While idling at a stop sign, the speedometer would display 160 mph.
However my problem is exactly the one referenced in the bulletin. How much you will have to pay to fix it depends on your vehicle mileage when the part went out. So I am having it fixed for almost 600 dollars with no help from gm. The consumer stated she was driving 55 mph. I have taken my truck into the dealer multiple times over a two year period and was told they could not pin point the problem.
With the significant cost of replacing the panel, I decided to wait on the repair. 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. The current and failure mileages were 11,108. AnswerI is under the dirver side, you will need to remove the black cover by removing 3 scrows out then you will be able to see it. If only a portion of your instrument panel is functioning, such as your lights work while the speedometer does not, get your car to a pro.
The failure mileage was 135,000. Could it be a low battery and resultant volatge drop upon cranking the engine keeps the display from working? Need to do some voltage checks when the problem occurs. The current and failure mileages were 27,051. Only vehicles less than six years old or with fewer than 70,000 miles would receive a free remedy. I feel like I'm flying through the Bermuda Triangle with all the gauges going bonkers. Consumer states that the transmission failed. Almost as mystereously as they quit they started working again.
On September 27, 2005, the speedometer began displaying inaccurate readings. I had my battery checked and found I had a dead cell. I have seen these sort of services before but I feel like when I had the cluster replaced it would have fixed the problem if it was a problem with just the cluster. Oddly enough sometimes the whole thing will just pop on and work, however it is happening less and less frequently. First the speed indicator went from 0 mph to 70 mph when starting, then when put in drive it went to 110 mph. They were not able to tell me when they mailed a notification to me. That is pretty much widely available at aftermarket auto stores and will most likely fix the problem.