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 Silverado 1500
Average mileage: 103,709 (12,000–245,000)
120 people reported this problem
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 150062,000Visitor
At 40,000 miles the speedometer and tach worked off an on and now the speedometer works and the tach has stopped completely. The cd player went out at 50k and now the windshield washer fluid reservoir has a leak. I switched to Chevrolet because EVERY Ford I have ever bought has had Tie Rod problems. Chevrolet is very non-commital on recalls. We've also owned Toyotas and have never had any major problems and have gotten many many many miles on them. Folks it's all about making money but they are too dumb to understand that future business from a satisfied customer will aid them better in this endeavor.
I had this problem. I sent the cluster off for repair,cost me 145.00,that included shipping it back to me. I used this web site Speedorepairman.com He replaced all the motors on the gauges. He said the stock motors were junk from the factory. All the gauges use the same part number.
the whole front panel, all gauges dont work at all
I always, have NO GAS... sometimes a bump will make it read how much i actually have.... but you only have a few minutes to look, before it goes back to empty.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 150093,127Visitor
all cluster panel stops working for awhile then comes back on after awhile no warning at all,battery starts over charging.had alternater checked and battery checked,all good.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 150075,000Visitor
Fuel gage works whenever it feels like it.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 150098,000Visitor
no gauge at all cluster panel replaced at 82000 now at 98000 its doing it again
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 150085,000Visitor
The speedometer stopped working. The needle would sometimes come up off the zero but wouldn't show the proper speed. Then the gas gauge start malfunctioning. I replaced the instrument panel and that fixed the problem.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 150089,000Visitor
The gas gauge and mileage display just shuts down. No mechanical problems
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500220,000Visitor
Abou two weeks ago the entire gauges stopped working. Dealer ship wants $1000 to fix it. lol
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500100,000Visitor
mileage and PRND123 not visible
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 150086,500Visitor
Instrument cluster "stepper motors" are giving up. Speedometer not working; tachometer intermittent. Found inexpensive replacement part: Rock Auto....(rebuilt all stepper motors by Dorman Products)....part #599-300....approx. $180 including return shipping on core. Incredibly easy to install yourself. Front panel molding just snaps off....several bolts hold the cluster in place....one integrated plug serves all gauges....about a 10 minute job. You can find videos of the repair process on 'You tube." Dealer wanted nearly $600 for this repair.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 150085,500Visitor
On or about 28 Sep 12, I stopped at the end of my driveway to let my son check for mail in my postal box. Upon looking down at my gauges, I noticed that the speedometer was stuck on 40 (+) mph and I was not even moving; I pulled on into my driveway and parked my truck. Later that afternoon, I went back out to the truck and with the ignition off, the speedometer indicated 40 (+) mph. I inserted the key and cranked the truck and the speedometer dropped some 4-5 mph - I repeated this action several times and the speedometer finally fell back to 0 mph. The next day I drove the truck to work (12 + miles) and by the time I got there the speedometer was stuck on well over 120 mph, and it has been there ever since. I do not want to wear the starter out just trying to get the speedometer back to zero just so it will climb to 120(+) mph daily when I drive to work. This appears to be a genuine GM problem that should be corrected by a recall. Another instrument problem I have experienced is the "oil pressure" gauge is always and has always been on the MAX posiition. I bought this truck (used in 2008 with 22,000 miles) from Allison Chevrolet in Sylva, NC just before dear old Chevrolet yanked their dealership from this family owned business. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Sincerely, Tony Webb Clyde, NC
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500165,000Visitor
Gas speed temp oil nothing works
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500102,000Visitor
the speedometer goes crazy, goes up and never down. after turning the truck on and off many times it goes back to normal for a while.
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500241,000Visitor
Gas gauge but I'm gonna and rpm's one erratic battery light comes on and then they just not working the battery light stays on
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 150046,000Visitor
Gauges erratically up and down all panel lights flash on and off and the door locks clicking and when taken in to service they said they had to replace wire harness from motor to battery
2010 Chevrolet Silverado 150055,000Visitor
Altonator guage not working properly
The milage and all other panel system. Does work all the time sometimes it shows speed.,gas but just for few minutes then it stops. Same problem I have reaf many other people are having with their Chevy trucks. My is a 2000 Silverado 1500.
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 150051,900Visitor
Haven't had it fixed yet, just happened a couple of days ago. Everything worked fine (except exterior door handle issues). I started it after sitting about 30 minutes and the only instrument working was the amp gauge. I drove it home, about 3 miles then restarted, same thing, so I drove to dealership, about 2 more miles. Restarted there and all was working. They said they couldn't diagnose when it was working correctly. Will bring it back when it happens again.
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i checked the IPC/DIC fuse and a few others all are fine however i dont have a way to test one...
i have already changed the oil sending unit and also i have replaced the stepper motor for the...