Your stepper motor to your speedometer gauge has failed and needs to be replaced. When I would turn it back on it would start from that point. If your vehicle currently has the transmission temperature gauge, there is no additional cost associated with the rebuild. Tried to post this as a new instructable but that keeps crashing. Make adjustments to the needle a little bit at a time while unplugged until you get it to point right at the zero mark. This can still be fixed but you'll need a shop to do it.
Our service is 100% guaranteed or money back. Use the de-soldering bulb and the solder iron to suck off the old solder on each of the four pins of each motor. It is located behind the glove box. Having trouble with your Avalanche odometer screen? Wonder how long into the future this procedure will be done using these instructions. Depending on axle gear ratios and tire size you may need to change the jumper settings to allow your speedometer to read properly. Your instrument cluster has gone bad, to pinpoint.
Now you can pop the motors off the front of the board once all the old solder has been removed. Fred walked me through everything from removal to shipping and the turnaround on the repair was great. Now slide each needle back onto the shaft of each new motor being careful to slide it on smoothly and straight down not at an angle, to prevent bending the motor shafts. Don't worry, you won't break the needle if you keep your fingers near the base of the needle and away from the tip while you do this step. How long will it take to get it back? Now pry upwards with a needle removal tool or even a fork, try to pry straight up and not at an angle, the needle will slide right off the motor shaft. The thing is you need the gauges so what do you do.
You might have to do all of them or only half like me. Even if only one gauge is bad, it's only a matter of time before others begin fail. If light bulbs fail after repair, we will be happy to replace them for a nominal fee. The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer. This rebuild corrects the faults of the original electronic design.
I recommend this fix to anyone. Put pressure on the back of where the stepper motors are see photo. These instrument clusters have a common problem with the gauges sticking, giving incorrect readings, or not working at all. Terms and Payments Excepted: - Money Orders, Personal or Business Checks and Over the Phone Credit Card Transactions. Our service is 100% guaranteed or your money back. Last year my temperature gauge was getting stuck after I turned it off.
Special Coverage Adjustment This special coverage covers the condition described above for a period of 7 years or 70,000 miles 110,000 km , whichever occurs first, from the date the vehicle was originally placed in service, regardless of ownership. In the rare occasion that the item is not repairable, we will either replace the circuit board entirely or refund the cost of the repair, at our discretion. Dealers are to replace the instrument panel cluster after the condition has been verified. Our service is 100% guaranteed or your money back. Shipping upgrades are available during checkout.
Put everything back together and do a happy dance. I downloaded and printed it, but wish I had printed it in color. So anyway the guy told me he said you might as well replace all the little motors that go to each gauge ie , Coolant Temp, Oil, Bat Volt, etc etc. You do not need a PayPal account for online Credit Card transactions. You may need to tilt the steering wheel down and move the shifter down to make room. Also in the package was a lifetime warranty.
It doesn't matter what angle the needle is pointed at this step but, to make it easy slide them on pointing roughly at the 12:00 position. We offer a lifetime warranty on the functionality of the cluster and gauges. What if I have light bulbs out too? Ok now you'll need a few pieces of masking tape and a pen or marker. These vehicles range from 2003-2006 and include Silverado, Sierra, Suburban, Yukon, Denali, H2, Escalade and more. . Again that's something a shop would need to look into, see my links above. If you have a for-profit service,.