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The gauges on dashboard are not working

Gas gauge speed odometer fuel info P R N D 3 2 1

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Sound like a fuse blow problem; I suggest check and test each fuse acco4rding with the fuse description in the Owners Manual.

Other choice could be some loss harnesses connections, will need take off the dashboard to check it.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 09, 2012

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SOURCE: 2005 Buick Rendezvous Fuel Gauge

well the gage is made of rubber it could be sticking no other way than to replace the gage itself/ please rate my response thank you very much

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SOURCE: the digital module in the dash was replaced

you cannot repair componets in electronic insterment cluster , will need a cluster assy. at the dealership I worked at we would eather send the cust. cluster to delco in la for repair or they would fedex us an exchange cluster ( remanfactured) could try a wrecking yard but you never know what your getting , espically with electronic compnets. hope the info is helpful S.R. Peace

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SOURCE: car starts and dies in 3 seconds

Try unhooking the battery for about 3-5minutes. I have a 2001 malibu that does the same thing. When you hook up the battery and turn the key forward you should see the gauges return to normal before you try to crank the engine. It may also be the theft system. To reset that you have to turn the key forward for 10 minutes and then shut it off for 10 seconds. Then try again to start the car. It may take up to 3 attempts at this. Which means sitting in the parking lot for over a half hour. Been there done that. GM sucks.

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SOURCE: 1999 buick when fuel gauge drops below 3/4 it is is not accurate

i dont know the specifics of a Regal, but usually, when a needle fluctuates too much, is because the float gauge in the gas tank is worn out, or its mount became loose. You cant see that effect on a full tank because the instrument needle and the float are pegged against the stop.

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SOURCE: DASHBOARD PROBLEM WITH GAUGES NOT WORKING. 2000 BUICK LASABRE

your gauges need to be replaced it sounds like you have a bad mother board on it.

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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My mph, gas, and temp gauges are not working


That's why you don't let you husband work on your car ! Unless he does it for a living .. For MPH there is a VSS - vehicle speed sensor , for the gas there is a sending unit in the fuel tank, for the temp. gauge there is a temp. sensor located in coolant stream on the engine .You more then likely need to have you instrument cluster repaired . GM had a problem with step motors inside the instrument cluster . A step motor is what controls the individual gauge. The sensors are all inputs to the PCM - powertrain control module (engine computer ) .
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The IPC displays the engine coolant temperature as determined by the PCM. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating the engine coolant temperature. The engine coolant temperature gage defaults to C or below if:
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The IPC displays the fuel level as determined by the PCM. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating the fuel level percent. The fuel gage defaults to empty if:
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The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the PCM.

When the fuel level is less than 14% (84ohms), the low fuel indicator illuminates.
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The IPC contains a season odometer and a trip odometer. Momentarily press the trip select/reset switch in order to toggle between the season odometer and the trip odometer. Press the trip select/reset switch for greater than 1.5 seconds, while the trip odometer is displayed, in order to reset the trip odometer. The IPC displays the vehicle mileage and trip mileage as determined by the IPC. The IPC calculates the mileage based on the vehicle speed information from the PCM. The odometer will display 'error' if an internal IPC memory failure is detected.
PRNDL Display
The IPC displays the selected gear position as determined by the PCM. The IPC receives a class 2 message from the PCM indicating the gear position. The PRNDL display shall flash all gear positions if:
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Speedometer
The IPC displays the vehicle speed based on the information from the PCM. The PCM converts the data from the vehicle speed sensor to a 4000 pulses per mile signal. The IPC uses the vehicle speed signal circuit from the PCM in order to calculate the vehicle speed. The speedometer defaults to 0 mph (0 kph) if a malfunction in the vehicle speed sensor circuit exists.
Tachometer
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The PCM detects a malfunction in the engine speed sensor circuit.


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The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the PCM.

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I ran out of gas in my 08 yaris and still had 3 bars. I put in 4 gallons and I'm still at 3 bars. What happened that the bars aren't moving up with the extra gas?


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3. The fuel gauge in the fuel tank is defective.(Replace with a good known one even purchased from the junk).
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DASHBOARD PROBLEM WITH GAUGES NOT WORKING. 2000 BUICK LASABRE


your gauges need to be replaced it sounds like you have a bad mother board on it.

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Dashboard Instrument cluster does not work.


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