If you twirl the gear on the end of the cable around, it should make the speedo needle wiggle a little. Click on the Show Details button to get additional information about the part. Don,t use a pickle fork on the pitman arm or you will have to replace the seal in the bottom of the steering box. Q…Can I still drive the vehicle while the gauge cluster is out for repair? This eliminates on extra day of shipping compared to 24 hour turn-around. Most have a speedometer built in. I have passed your name and number on to my mechanic, so you may hear from him.
We repair many types of electronic and digital instrument clusters. Count the turns when you remove it and screw the new one in the same number of turns. Unfortunately, not many Chevy Silverados qualify these days. Ground A and B terminals together. But before we dropped the dough, we wanted to find out if there was a better way.
This pulsing action takes place about 2000 times per mile. Don't be shy when you tighten these parts because if there is play, the holes in the drag link will oval out and you will have to replace it too. What should I check next? Write them down and post here. Symptoms: Information Center dark — only tachometer functions. A…We recommend wrapping the entire gauge cluster with at least 3 inches of bubble wrap, and fill any voids in the box with newspaper or packing paper. We're confident you'll come back to PartRequest. Most likely the cable broke somewhere.
The speedometer is cable operated. I changed out the speed sensor after doing some internet searches, but that didn't seem to do anything. Q…Where do I send my gauge cluster to? I have already told very nearly everyone I know about your service and would be honored to tell the world. If you can get your hand up under the dash, and follow the cable to the speedo point, it's a plastic connector with a tang. Also if your battery is draining down due to a problem with the gauge cluster we can fix that as well. Note: Lifetime Warranty does not apply to bulbs.
Symptoms: Gauges not working or intermittent. You can plug it in. If your instrument cluster has several stickers on the back cover like the ones pictured below, chances are we can repair it. Not sure about Pep Boys or some of the other discount auto part chains. We can repair what others cannot. Please note: there is a small percentage of clusters that cannot be repaired or rebuilt for various reasons and we will suggest purchasing a remanufactured cluster.
. You will see the end of the cable when you get it out: the cable is welded to a small square rod that fits into the speedometer housing. It is spun around in the sheath by a small gear attached to the final drive on the transmission. These parts can be difficult to find sometimes but since we have a large network of salvage yards and part suppliers chances are always pretty good that we'll be able to help you find the parts you need. You pull the housing off, straight out of the transmission, after removing a small bolt or screw that holds a retainer to the housing on the trans. I checked the fuses under the dash drivers side , but didn't see any bad ones.
Cluster kills battery after a few days. This connector is right under the middle of the dash. These conditions are met during a road load deceleration. Disconnect vehicle speed sensor connector. The salvage yards selling used parts through our service are some of the most reputable salvage yards you will ever deal with.
We are now able to repair partially lit gauge needles in most cases. I really believed that I would be without it for a month or better. One of the best reasons to purchase parts through our retailers is that fit, form, function and quality are guaranteed. Now you have an alternative to the high cost of replacement instrument clusters! The tail shaft housing uses 5 bolts to connect to the transmission and the 1997 transmission and earlier uses 4 bolts, but internal parts had no changes other then the 4L65E. I too wanted to mention that the online video allowed me to remove it without any problems and the replacement was just as easy.
Your climate control system is not at fault — remove instrument cluster and climate control functions should return to normal. Has the speedometer on your Chevy Silverado stopped telling you you actual speed? We can repair most clusters with total power loss. We use new upgraded parts! Classic Industries offers Chevrolet Truck Aftermarket Dash Kits, Chevrolet Truck Black, Brushed Aluminum or Carbon Fiber Panel without Gauges, Chevrolet Truck Black Dash Panel Kit with Gauges, Chevrolet Truck Brushed Aluminum Dash Panel Kit with Gauges, Chevrolet Truck Carbon Fiber Dash with Gauges Chevrolet Truck 2 Gauge Panels, Chevrolet Truck 4 Gauge Panels, Chevrolet Truck 5 Gauge Panels, Chevrolet Truck 6 Gauge Panels, and Chevrolet Truck Gauge Panels without Cut-Outs. Repeat until the arm comes off. You'll probably need an adjustable wrench to remove the nut from the pitman arm,it's bigger than most wrench sets. Fuel gauge not working or inaccurate.
If voltage is now greater than 10 volts, vehicle speed sensor is faulty. The new one goes on in the reverse. It is not in the vehicle wiring! Separate it from the drag link first. A small cable housed in a sheath, that comes from near the rear of the transmission. Slip the new one on and tighten. Its been on there a long time, you may have to work at it a bit, just keep after it, do not cuss like me, it won't help! To remove the cable from back of the instrument cluster, and attached to the center of the speedometer gauge, is a big pain for a beginner, but it is doable. Take the nut off the tie rod end and wedge the pickle fork between the tie rod and the drag link, rap with a hammer until it separates.