The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired when the complaint was filed. This is a big problem because you don't know how fast you are going. Most instances can be repaired and this is included as part of the regular rebuild service. Commonly, fuel gauge failure has led to drivers being stranded along the road as they attempt to measure their fuel by miles driven on the odometer. However, if you have a bad oil pressure gauge and also other instrument cluster problems you may prefer to have the instrument cluster fully rebuilt first and go from there. The use can reset to English but the cluster will change the language randomly or simply scroll through the options endlessly.
Vehicle is a 2004 gmc Yukon My instrument cluster will intermittently quit working and all the warning lites come on, Bose radio goes out, door locks quit working and dic says unknown driver. Cause of Individual Gauge Problems Individual gauge problems are almost universally caused by failing gauge motors. Try driving without knowing how fast you are going or how much fuel you have to get you there particularly in heavy traffic or in inclement weather! We purchased the vehicle in colorado, and drove it to washington state. Complaint Number: 10178234 Incident Date: December 22, 2006 Date Added to File: January 9, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer sticking and reporting incorrect vehicle speed. There is a recall on the instrument cluster for this for model year 2003-2006, but only up to 80,000. I have no use of my dashboard at all. No driveability problem even when this happens.
Then in July of this year we were coming back from a family day trip and we were pulled over for speeding. Because the contact's vehicle was at 100,000 miles, no compensation would be provided. This is very troublesome as I really never am sure at what speed I am going and my dealer says there is no recall on this item even though I have seen hundreds if not more complaints exactly like mine on the internet so this is not an isolated situation. However, if you have a bad gas gauge and also other instrument cluster problems you may prefer to have the instrument cluster fully rebuilt first and go from there. They should order one for you, takes 1-2 days and replace it for you at no charge.
For verified failures between 70,001 miles 110,001 km and 80,000 miles 130,000 km on U. Well my vehicle has 108000 miles on it, because I bought it to travel in and we drive it. The contact stated that the speedometer displays inaccurate speeds. Both Zwicker and Hall were represented by Beth Terrell, an attorney with the Seattle law firm of Tousley Brain Stephens. This am on the way to work appeared to be functioning normally!!! By driving to slow, one can cause other drivers to erratically pass and zoom by you or driving to fast can cause other drivers to hurriedly get out of your way and cause accidents. The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer. Oct 04, 2009 Pretty common problem with these.
They then send your old instrument cluster to their 3rd party repair partner to be rebuilt and sold to the next customer needing it. If the sending unit checks out then you know the gas gauge is bad and needs rebuilt. Any additional costs, including labor to replace the instrument panel cluster, will be the responsibility of the customer. Claims with repair orders prior to September 28, 2007 for 2003-2004 model year vehicles, or March 23, 2009 for 2005 model year vehicles, must be submitted to the Service Contract provider. There are two ways to accomplish this. Most instances can be repaired and this is included as part of the regular rebuild service.
Slowly, the speedometers, tachometers, fuel gauges, and oil temp, water temp and battery voltage gauges started faltering or just flat out giving up. Obviously this can be a safety issue if you do not know your actual speed. Basically a defective part and a car company making lots of money to repair it. Dealers are to replace the instrument panel cluster after the condition has been verified. When this happens the door chime will not come on when the door is opened with the key in the switch.
This is usually the first gauge problem the vehicle owner sees and is experienced as a stuck, sticky or jumpy gauge needle. Vehicle I own is a 2004 yukon denali. The officer informed us that we were going about 55 when the speed limit was 40. Complaint Number: 10180868 Incident Date: January 26, 2007 Date Added to File: January 27, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer is jumpy and inaccurate. The cluster will be replaced for free for your truck if it has less then 70k miles.
I feel like the cluster should work for the life of the car. Any additional costs, including labor to replace the instrument panel cluster, will be the responsibility of the customer. The manufacturer would not provide any assistance. I can repair this issue with our repair service for 03-06 Silverado, Suburban, Sierra, Tahoe, Yukon, Avalanche and Escalade models only. The top-of-the-line Yukon Denali was featured in movies, pop music, music videos, you name it. It slowly drifted down to 0 mph.
It then became stuck on 70 mph when my vehicle was stopped. Posted on Oct 07, 2010 Pretty common problem with these. The contact noticed that the instrument panel was reading inaccurately. When this happens the door chime will not come on when the door is opened with the key in the switch. They should order one for you, takes 1-2 days and replace it for you at no charge.
However, they would not repair the vehicle for free due to the mileage. What type scan tool are you using? So if one does this 25 times, it will zero itself out. The current mileage was 93,775 and the failure mileage was unknown. The only new equipment was the rear bumper, which was replaced in 2006. Any parasitic drain on the battery? While driving I accelerated thinking that I was loosing speed only to finally realize that the speedometer was malfunctioning.