Pull on hood to disengage hood and remove instrument cluster hood. 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. Move the shift lever all the way down if the transmission is automatic. Reach behind the switch and press on the outside tab locks on the wiring harness plug and remove the plug from the switch. There is a black piece of plastic that you pry away. Thank you again so very much. Remove the trim around the radio and temperature controls.
The tach shows 300 rpm regardless of the speed, the speedometer is pegged above 120 and shows 60mph when parked. This requires no additional wiring or parts for your vehicle. 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. Tilt the steering wheel to the full down position. Sent the cluster back for warranty repairs now the transmission temp gauge is working but there was no calibration of the gauges done they all still read incorrectly based on live data viewed through the computer.
I have a 03 Chevy Tahoe. Then the speedometer stopped working all together. When you send your original module for reset it will be 99% plug-n-play when you get it back. So as a test to know if your speed sensor may be the cause of your speedometer problems you simply need to pay attention to how your automatic transmission is behaving. Was this review helpful to you? You must first remove the Trim plate from the dash.
Whenever setting the cluster aside, be sure to do so with it facing upwards. Disconnect the negative battery terminal 2. Remove the instrument cluster by removing four 4 screws two on top and bottom. It happened when my vehicle reach around 80,000 miles. Work your way around one tab at a time, you can insert a pencil or similar item between the lens and the body to hold them apart while working your way around. The vacuum connector has one or two pressed on lock washers.
Doesn't seem to be any common denominator as to what speed it displays and you don't know when it is accurate or not. . Once the cover is removed it is easy to remove the 4 Phillips screws holding the cluster in. There is also a youtube video that describes rep … airing the instrument cluster here:. A year ago we bought a used 2003 suburban and of course immediatly all dash instruments began to fail. The challenge in removing this panel is in getting it free of the steering column. If equipped with an automatic transmission, move the shift lever all the way down to last gear this will allow you room to remove the bezel.
I even had shown them the letter saying that this park is defected. Claims with repair orders prior to September 28, 2007, must be submitted to the Service Contract provider. All the dash trim pieces easily pry out with a flat bladed screwdriver unless noted otherwise. We go to the root of the problem and use new upgraded parts to ensure the issue does not return. This requires a trip to the dealer for mileage re-programming.
Remove 4 instrument cluster hood mounting screws. I was only going to remove it for a short time and try to repair it over a weekend. I haven't removed the instrument cluster in it's entirety, but I can get you as far as it. For vehicles covered by Vehicle Service Contracts, all eligible claims with repair orders on or after September 28, 2007 for 2003-2004 model year vehicles, and March 23, 2009 for 2005 model year vehicles, are covered by this special coverage and must be submitted using the labor operation codes provided with this bulletin. This section will outline all the most common problems that have been identified. Instead, pull the tab away from the wiring harness. If you have experience soldering electronics Silverado speedometer repair kits are available online for some models — see link in resources section below.
Most instances can be repaired and this is included as part of the regular rebuild service. Both Zwicker and Hall were represented by Beth Terrell, an attorney with the Seattle law firm of Tousley Brain Stephens. Pull the control assembly slightly forward. A neat test feature that Jeeps with this cluster have can be accessed by doing the following: Put the key in the ignition, and while holding the trip odometer button down it's in the cluster , turn the key to the run position but don't start the engine. This done, the whole dashboard can be removed carefully from the car. If your vehicle was in an accident then you can send your airbag control module. Our service is 100% guaranteed or your money back.
This rebuild corrects the faults of the original electronic design. This services requires that you send us your cluster for repair. Now my air only works on 5. Involved are all 2003 and 2004 model year and certain U. The failure mileage was approximately 77,000. Squeeze the single tab on the plug fully and pull it out of the cluster.