Battery Gauge Gone Haywire on 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The gauge on my instrument panel that shows the battery goes way above charge and rests on the battery symbol on the panel and sometimes it doesn't show any power. My speedometer and odometer have quit working as well. Is this a problem with the instrument panel or the voltage regulator or something totaly diferent.

by in Conroe, TX on February 17, 2009
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4 answers
ANSWER by , February 17, 2009
Have your battery and charging system checked. Make sure they perform a good check of the battery cables too!
ANSWER by , October 28, 2010
This is very common on the 03-06 Silverados. The cause is the motors behind the gauges are failing, they all go out eventually. You can get it repaired here - and there's a DIY guide here -
ANSWER by , April 11, 2011
If you haven't gotten this fixed yet I can do it. It takes longer to get the dash out than it does to do the repair. I give a lifetime warranty as well. I'm in Houston
ANSWER by , August 26, 2015
Common problem with these units. They can be repaired at or for more info call 1-888-803-8523