It used to happen daily. It never seems to do it just when I hit a bump or if I am on a rough road it never matches the pattern of the road. Also, I have unscrewed the cluster and took it out while still connected and gently shook it to see if I can get it to fail on cammand, but it does not. And it has done this since I bought it. Not a major problem but definitely a symptom. This also happened on the previous fill-up, but that time the fuel gauge registered empty and then suddenly jumped up to the correct level.
For vehicles covered by Vehicle Service Contracts, all eligible claims with repair orders on or after September 28, 2007 are covered by this special coverage and must be submitted using the labor operation codes provided with this bulletin. Electrical problems are hard to diagnose. Driving thru Flint Michigan, PotHole capital of the world, I hit a hard one. As far as fixing the problem, get a good wiring diagram and trace the circuits from the cluster. The contact obtained a fire extinguisher and quenched the fire. The part is about 250 but the rest is labor. Failure to return the product within 30 days to the Electronic Service Center will result in a charge to the Dealer's Open Parts Account.
The ground wiire for the dash comes from the dash plug, through the firewall on the left side and over to the right side behnd the engine. Not that a car dealer would ever hide something the factory is paying far and charge the customer so they can get paid twice 8 Electrical problem 2000 Chevy Silverado V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 128xxx miles I just switched my head units from the guy I bought my truck from first off. Sometimes when pushing the brakes it is harder to push the pedal down, this only happens at a slow stopping speed. Dealers are to replace the instrument panel cluster after the condition has been verified. I'm really glad 'cause my truck timed out of warranty last June, but still has only 27k miles.
I have a 2011 Silverado that I purchased used 18 months ago. Important: For information about odometer mileage and engine hour setup, please refer to Technical Service Bulletin 07-08-49-015. Happens more when it is cold outside. After I did this to mine, the problem hasn't come back in over 3 months. If anyone finds the problem I would like to know, can't afford to go get an electrical diagnosis as you know, will probably be ripped off and then they won't find the problem.
Then 2 days ago started truck, took off down the road and message center displayed battery problem, speedometer quit, tach quit, fuel gauge quit, radio began to cut out intermittently but oil pressure gauge was still okay. Ensure everything is connected properly. You probably wont be able to see it, but if you put your hand between the firewall and the head you should be able to find the wires. All the gauges are dead, no function. When it engaged, every light on the vehicle was turned off, even the dash lights. Both Zwicker and Hall were represented by Beth Terrell, an attorney with the Seattle law firm of Tousley Brain Stephens. I have changed out the alternator and that did not fix it.
Do the right thing, fix the problem in a recall and thank all your customers so that they may continue to fund your retirement. I talked to one a few days ago and he said to replace the ignition switch. With in about 15 seconds, The message center started to flash the red battery, security, and low fuel. Your dealer will inspect the vehicle and if the condition is found, your dealer will replace the instrument panel cluster. But being the Voltage and oil pressure gauges work properly, I'm at a loss where to start.
Special Coverage Adjustment This special coverage covers the condition described above for a period of 7 years or 70,000 miles 110,000 km , whichever occurs first, from the date the vehicle was originally placed in service, regardless of ownership. I got the lights to work again by turning the main headlight switch off and then back on again. Thanks for the posting on this topic. Plus, we do it the day we receive it so that you can get back on the road fast, often within a week. The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer. Ok maybe not eternal but I'd really appreciate it.
Repairs must have occurred within the 7 years of the date the vehicle was originally placed in service, or 110,000 kilometers, whichever occurs first. Fortunately, the truck was still on the road when it stopped. I dont why the dash is grounded to the engine, and of all places here, but I just connected a piece of wire and ran it to the front of the engine and grounded it to the block. The battery must be able to maintain a charge during programming. Functions then turn back on, then off. If an interruption occurs during the programming procedure, programming failure or control module damage may occur. Review the pop up asking you to verify the mileage and engine hours.
I know this is an older entry, but I just had my instrument cluster replaced by my dealer. What You Should Do: Repairs and adjustments qualifying under this special coverage must be performed by a General Motors dealer. I consider this a dangerous situation as when all driving information shuts down, it leaves driver with no clue of speed of travel, level of fuel, in which gear the vehicle is in, etc. You may as well diagnose it with a method and not just throw parts at it, hoping to get it fixed. The vehicle was towed to an independent repair shop for repairs caused by the fire. I bought this 2001 Chevrolet z71 4x4 on Sep 10 2013. In 2007, Kevin Zwicker filed suit against in U.