The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.
Speedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically on Chevrolet Suburban 1500
Average mileage: 118,837 (13,800–315,000)
96 people reported this problem
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I have no oil,battery,temp,fuel or shifting light indicator. The logic bar is blue across. I have checked all fuse. After a certain amount of time the logic light will kick off and I still have no dash indicators. Any suggestions? It sounds like a relay kicking out or something. I can take the ipc/dic fuse out and put it back in and sometime it will work, but it kicks back out in a couple of hours.
Gates has stop working. I can't see how fast I'm going or how much gas I have. The only thing it shows is the engine light
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 183,000 mi, Visitor
gas gauge and other instrument gauges not working. They bounce all over the place
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 100,000 mi, Visitor
Speedometer shows 100 mph while going 20 and low speeds when on hiway, etc.
(2000, Cheverolet Suburban, 1500, Ltd.) Panel lights flickered, all gauges were rapidly fluctuating, then they all stopped, then came back on, then stopped, etc. for just a few miles (to get home). Once home, Suburban wouldn't even start until the panel was disconnected. Once the panel was disconnected, everything else worked fine again. Still searching for a helpful and affordable solution that offers more than a "hope" and does not require returning to the local dealership that has ripped us off and actually *caused damage* to our vehicles before.
1995 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 178,000 mi, Visitor
speedometer and tachometer gauges work erratically and vehicle runs rough when gauges do not work correctly
2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 130,000 mi, Visitor
Dash board gages not working.
Has a tendency to wig out and all gauges flip from high too low all the LED flash on and off you don't know how much gas how fast your going it does it all the time for a long time until the car warms up when its cold and sometimes while you're driving down the highway it just wigs out and then comes back on. Worried one of these times it will quit completely
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 146,800 mi, Visitor
Speedometer started to act erratically then failed completely. Searched the internet and discovered this was a common problem on certain GM vehicles. Removed instrument cluster (10 minute job) and took to a repair shop. They replaced all six stepper motors in the instrument cluster for $185.00 and I re-installed the instrument cluster (another 10 minute job). Instrument cluster has been functioning correctly since the repair. Vehicle now has 164,300 miles on it.
When I start up my indicators will not work Oil ,battery, mileage,parking indicator
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 152,000 mi, Visitor
Instrument cluster went out, electronic display (dic) not working at all, speedometer, tach, oil pressure, etc. Not working.
my speedometer and gas meter oil level stopped working in 2003 chevy suburban 1500
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 105,000 mi, Visitor
All electrical gauges except tach pegged low and high
faulty cluster , replace cluster
Dash board gages not working, other 2 people that I know has the same problem
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 71,238 mi, Visitor
Replaced instrument cluster, $800
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 140,000 mi, Visitor
Had to have entire instrument cluster replaced and step motor
1995 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 189,000 mi, Visitor
Tranny acts up rpm and sped quit working
Now at 200000 miles the only gauges that are not affected are Tachometer and fuel. Speedometer, battery, oil are all erratic or not working.