If only a portion of your instrument panel is functioning, such as your lights work while the speedometer does not, get your car to a pro. It comes back with no issues when scanned. Jumping power and ground circuits can immediately destroy components, releasing the magic smoke that allows all electronics to function. You don't mention taking the battery cable loose. I'm thinking that it might be under the hood on the drivers side. It's 2017 now and the truck is a 1999. If the message center display is operational, but the odometer display is not, read on… First off, engage the emergency brake.
Once the screws are removed the cluster can be rolled towards the steering wheel and the harness disconnected. Far as I can tell, there is no fire hazard and no likelihood of shorting anything out. Sometimes its immediate but other times its delayed 5 seconds to the longest about 2 minutes. Depending on the type of cluster it could be a couple of burnt out light bulbs easy and cheap fix. I have replaced the battery, alternator and both tension pullies but no luck. The fusebox on a 79 chevy is under the … dash on the drivers side by the fire wall there is a few screw to the front panel where the instuments are,remove them.
Tilt thesteering wheel to the full down position. Both wires are black and one has a white stripe. It is a safety hazard because it works sometimes but is way off under the real speed. I cant find the website that I called but here are a few i just found: And here is the youtube clips I found:. The instrument cluster is the electronic brain behind the instrument panel on the dash. Shift the gearshift lever to the 1 position.
Prizms without tilt wheels are infinitely more difficult because you have to disable the airbag system and remove the trim covers from the steering wheel. Open both doors and pop off the platic covers normally hiden when the doors are closed. This provides a load on the circuit. The clips were fairly easy, but it was a pain getting the display loose from the white peg. If you don't have the manual, open your driver's-side door and look under the dashboard---sometimes these are covered by a panel on the underside of the steering wheel.
I had a 75 and a 79 and the manual was useful for both. Bring your vehicle to a professional as soon as possible. The temperature gauge read that the temperature was above the highest reading on the gauge. I guess it is only 2005 models assembled before January 1 st , 2005. The vehicle had sixteen failures, and had been taken to the dealer on nine occasions.
Remove the two instrument cluster bezel screws. A lot of folks will probably not be able to get this repaired soon enough or at all due to high repair costs. I got the white face that light up blue even the drive selector and odometer light up blue. The Tahoe panel uses motor model X25. If you get it used as I did, it has to be reprogrammed to the miles per hour or close to the miles per hour on your truck but once you do, it should work just fine.
It's in Step 4, the last picture. Now is a good time to change any bulbs that are burnt out. I guess that year had problems with that so I've heard. I wasn't having problems with those :. To replace you have to remove the dash entirely. The contact stated that the windshield molding had to be replaced on the front of the vehicle.
They pull off by pulling straight up. My 03' cluster did the same thing. Posted on Feb 23, 2010 Hello, This is a common issue with the Tahoes of this year range but it is very fixable, no need for a new instrument cluster or expensive trip to the dealership. Since my soldering pen is huge i just did a few and it worked so I stopped while I was ahead. The vehicle has undergone numerous electrical failures which were still occurring. It is a very hard to find part.
Recently all of the gauges stopped working at the same time. Wonder how long into the future this procedure will be done using these instructions. The same stepper motor is used for all the analog guages on the instrument cluster. General motors refuses to do anything about the problem even though it is only out of warranty 4,000 miles. If both the odometer and message center are not working, the problem is likely to be a fuse both of these displays share the same fuse. Remove the screws from both sides here.