You can also try to check the cluster connector behind although not likely to be the cause. Speedometer stepper motor does not reset to zero. Also, the doors locked on their own on a number of occasions. Have read about this issue and now it has happened to my Tahoe. They woke myself and my daughter up out of deep sleep and car was engulfed in flames. So, I took it off in 15 min.
This was a known issue by gm, no recall was provided. I installed it within 15 minutes and its working great. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. I then asked if the recall on the rear washer unit had anything to do with my odometer failure and also if it had anything to do with the fact that my wipers and washer fluid had been turning on by themselves regularly while in the off position? I have 6 children to transport back and forth from school and practice, my speedometer not working is unsafe for my children. We will inspect, repair and send it back within 24 hours. It's quite problematic on mine and locks the car so you have to replace the cylinder.
The crack starts from the driverside and ends in the center of the front dash. The manufacturer mailed the contact a letter regarding the defect with the instrument cluster. I have seen as many as six of these all connected to a multi-lug connector and the connector is screwed to the sheetmetal with a screw and usually it is as simple as the screw has come loose, or they mounted it where there was a lot of paint and the paint keeps the lug from making a good ground to the metal. You will see that all these consumers that are intermittantly failing are all interconnected through the grounds. Services range from single gauge repairs to fully warrantied complete rebuild services.
By knowing your gauges give accurate readings, you can skip the ensuing risk of paying thousands of dollars in higher insurance premiums. The manufacturer was notified and was not able to confirm when the parts would become available. I didn't have the funds at the time and let it go even though I felt it was a safety issue. I have seen as many as six of these all connected to a multi-lug connector and the connector is screwed to the sheetmetal with a screw and usually it is as simple as the screw has come loose, or they mounted it where there was a lot of paint and the paint keeps the lug from making a good ground to the metal. The consumer went to another dealer, where they ran a test and found no problem.
What the consumer may not know is that the entire dash has to be dismantled to get to it. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. Most instances can be repaired and this is included as part of the regular rebuild service. This is yet another common issue with 03-06 Silverados. Should You Repair the Individual Gauge or Replace the Entire Instrument Cluster? Whether the vehicle is on or off one still could not read the speed odometer. This results in the inaccurate reporting of vehicle speed.
There may be a half dozen or more of these but they should be located within close proximity of each other. Look down low near the bottom of the firewall on both sides near the frame rails as this is where I've seen them attached to the frame. This is a severe safety issue and this defect is a problem the manufacturer should repair at no charge. Given the fact this is a safety issue speed indication and intermittent cruise control, gm should provide full replacement, parts and labor. This is a known defect and chevy should take responsibility for it. Ruling out the speed sensor you can be certain you need speedometer repair to fix the issue.
The current mileage was 9,090 and failure mileage was approximately 5. General Motors has been building automobiles and light trucks for over ninety years. The ignition will at times fail to turn off despite removing the key. Not sure what happens if I go to trade it. The instrument panel would illuminate, but the fuel gauge, speedometer, oil pressure gauge, and rpm gauge would malfunction.
Issue started with my vehicle at about 78k, but was not brought in by me to gm because there was not an announced recall. The Theftlock system prevents the vehicle from being started without its own key and shuts of the fuel injectors which is typically why it turns over but won't start. The consumer then took the vehicle to the dealer, where they replaced the sensor in the right rear tire. The contact stated that the battery had been drained as a failure progressed concerning the air bags. Sometimes it says we are going slower than what we are actually going and sometimes it says we are going faster than we are going.