When the contact started the vehicle he noticed that the speedometer increased to 120 mph and would not move regardless of the speed that he was driving. Has this been addressed yet??. The current and failure mileages were 51,640. Approximately 6 weeks ago the speedometer started showing intermittent speeds not consistent with actual speed. The case was assigned to , who decided to certify the lawsuit as a class-action.
Also you can try removing the instrument cluster, then unplug the electrical connector, then plug it back in and be sure it is snug. We called a dealership in the area and were told that there are no current recalls for this and told me that they wouldn't be able to do anything for me. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was informed that the instrument cluster needed to be replaced. I think the magic number is 70K but I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong. I have changed out the alternator and that did not fix it. Have left it cool down, then start the engine numerous times for it to reset in 5 mph increments until it returns to 0 mph. Jumping from 0-180 mph getting stuck on different mph.
They pull off by pulling straight up. I believe that is correct. The speedometer will reach the appropriate speed, then fall off and go back to zero. . Should be a recall notice. The vehicle was not repaired at the time of complaint.
Upon driving thevehicle for three months, my speedometer started sticking intermittently, but would reset. When I called gm they said they knew about this problem, but never sent out any notices. If the message center display is operational, but the odometer display is not, read on… First off, engage the emergency brake. We took it to the chevy dealer and they said it was a problem with the cluster and they ordered the part. While driving approximately 80 mph on normal road conditions, the speedometer failed without warning. Complaint Number: 10205933 Incident Date: October 9, 2007 Date Added to File: October 17, 2007 Description of the Complaint: 2005 chevrolet 2500hd speedometer went out it was showing the wrong speeds, got stuck at 120mph the wouldn't go below 70mph. Complaint Number: 10262382 Incident Date: March 17, 2009 Date Added to File: March 18, 2009 Description of the Complaint: 2005 chevrolet silverado speedometer malfunction.
I have seen this similar condition on other models caused by the ignition switch. Would it really be 'plug and play' with a used one, or would it still have to be programmed to not set any cel's? After a couple of days it worked fine, week later when we were returning from the trip same thing occurred. Put pressure on the back of where the stepper motors are see photo. The contact stated that the speedometer works intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection and they stated that the instrument panel needed to be replaced. I feel it is dangerous driving with a speedometer which is not reliable.
Our 24 hour in-shop turnaround means that you will probably have it back and ready to re-install in about a week. The vehicle was not inspected by a dealer; however, a mechanic advised him to replace the instrument cluster. However, after searching the internet to fix myself, I discovered that many people have experienced the same problem and there is a lawsuit pending because of this problem. I found this absolutely unacceptable and fraudulent as per keeping their client as a hostage to their demands. There is alot of problems with these and they should be fixed for free. Complaint Number: 10214493 Incident Date: December 16, 2007 Date Added to File: January 11, 2008 Description of the Complaint: The speedometer one morning just went to 110 mph when I was driving 55 and then stayed. While driving approximately 5 mph, the speedometer indicated that the vehicle was traveling 110 mph.
The vehicle has not been repaired. And it has done this since I bought it. Started out by reading around 45 miles per hour when sitting at a dead stop. It would work one minute and then not the next. The signals for both of those head off to different directions and things, so the only thing in common is the instrument cluster electronic module.
Because we are unable to gauge speed accurately this has created a dangerous safety concern that could place others the public at risk. By the time it was done we were past that lovely number and you needed to have it documented by a dealership in order to have it fixed at their cost. Gm will not fully cover the cost to replace the defective part. Gm is fully aware of this problem and they need to correct it. Service tech says chevy has already had recall on 2002 and 2003, just wanted to report the problem is still there. It started in may of 2009 and it corrected itself now we are facing the same issue. Complaint Number: 10253190 Incident Date: November 26, 2008 Date Added to File: December 30, 2008 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 chevrolet silverado.
It did go back to 0 within a few a days; however, it is again showing 20 mph at a dead stop. Finally after two days it stayed at 160. Complaint Number: 10259811 Incident Date: January 12, 2009 Date Added to File: February 24, 2009 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer on my 2005 chevrolet silverado sticks and intermittent, sometimes its shows me driving 120 mph when going 20 to 30 miles per hour. I've had the same issue at least 3 times now. Complaint Number: 10316815 Incident Date: March 4, 2009 Date Added to File: March 4, 2010 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 chevrolet silverado.
Updated 02-25-08 Complaint Number: 10215543 Incident Date: January 20, 2008 Date Added to File: January 21, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer pegs at 45mph and intermittently works. Definite safety issue since I don't know how fast I am going other than going with the flow, it is consistently doing these symptoms all the time now. There is a how to on this forum that will show you how to replace it! Crack out the soldering iron and solder the joint securely. This needs to be recalled as it is a very common defect. You can see the three pins and a white peg next to the pin on the left. But before we dropped the dough, we wanted to find out if there was a better way.