If this is a systemic issue in that class of vehicles, there should be a recall and a company-initiated repair of the issue. The dealer recommended that the instrument panel be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. At exactly 100,000 miles the driiver door panel went out could smell wires burning. Speedometer remained stuck on 36 mph for 2 days. She called the dealer and was informed that her vehicle was over the 70,000 mile or seven year limit.
The contact stated that the fuel gauge malfunctioned and failed to provide the correct fuel level reading. If you paid to have them replaced during this extended warranty, you may be eligible for a reimbursement. The contact stated that while driving various speeds, she noticed that the speedometer and tachometer displayed an erroneous reading of zero. The failure and current mileages were 90,000. An interim letter was mailed to owners in August 2014.
It now does not keep the speed at all. It now registers speeds much higher then being driven. 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. The failure mileage was 42,000. It is working right now. Later, Jeff Has anyone had theirs replaced with more than the allowed 70k miles? The failure mileage was 53,028 and current mileage was 60,200. Ensure everything is connected properly.
This is not safe when you have no clue of the speed you are traveling. The dealership attempted four repairs and it is not fixed. Hazard: The protective coating may not eliminate the risk that the circuit board could short and result in a fire, even while the vehicle is unattended. No notice was sent to owners. The failure began on September 27, 2007 and has been occurring intermittently.
I removed the cluster and the world is good , but cant stay like that. The fuel gauge needle also failed. All gauges are at the zero mark. While idling at a stop sign, the speedometer would display 160 mph. Other times it is consistently off by a given speed.
As of october 31, 2007, the dealer had not inspected the vehicle. I believe I have checked all fuses at left hand corner of dash, under dash and the under hood fuse box. I arrived at my destination, but when I left the speedometer was reading 60mph at a stop. I've noticed the problem for quite some time speedometer 'sticks' when decelerating and hangs ~5-10mph for a few seconds after coming to a complete stop. Gauge performance may also be described as being inoperative or inaccurate.
A shorted actuator would cause a problem in the control head in the dash. Have you ever had to replace the timer? The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. Took to the dealer and they indicated it was the turn signal switch. Complaint Number: 10173567 Incident Date: October 31, 2006 Date Added to File: November 15, 2006 Description of the Complaint: : the contact stated the vehicles speedometer began to stick and did not show the accurate speed traveled. It should be visible from the lower corner of the windshield. Fluid may enter the driver's door master power window switch module, causing corrosion that could result in a short in the circuit board. Move the pop up out of the way if necessary to view the verification screen.
After numerous calls to customer service I was told that the company extended its warranty to seven years or 70000 miles in sept. I have not fixed the problem yet. Speedometer remained stuck on 72 mph for the next 2 hours, still showing 72 mph even when the vehicle was completely stopped. . However, the speedometer showed 100 mph. A short may cause the power door lock and power window switches to function intermittently or become inoperative. This is a safety issue and not something I broke on my own or wore out.