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Speedometer does not work

At first it registered 30 to 40 mph faster than you were going now it has gone all the way around and sticks at 140mph

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  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    I had the same problem---took it to the dealer and was told it needed a cluster pack---$400+ to repair,sorry

  • softballquee Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same problem in my 2005 Rainier. Speedometer doesn't work. I actually got a speeding ticket because of this.

  • sukh_toor Jan 05, 2009

    I have the same problem on my 2004 Buick Rainier, V8, CXL. Dealershp advised me $650 expense to change the whole console for speedometer area.

  • KayTeez Jan 14, 2009

    I have a 2004 Buick Rainier and the speedometer gets stuck now. One quick fix was to un-hook the battery and let the cluster re-set itself. I have also replaced the battery and I am getting ready to replace the alternator. Hope this permanently fixes the problem!

  • mefitter2001 Jan 18, 2009

    I am having the same problem.Mine froze at 70 mph,then dropped back to 60 mph,and registered up from there.Now it is stuck at 110 mph.Kayteez,when you unhooked the battery,Did it reset to 0?

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    yup...same problem...advised the sensor is fine...cluster needs replacement...$600+

  • gcm51 May 11, 2009

    My speedometer just went to 150 today and won't go below 80 when the vehicle is sitting still. Found this site while looking for a solution. Looks like there isn't one. /gcm

  • gcm51 May 25, 2009

    Unhooked the battery. Problem was not fixed. Tried this several times to no avail. Have ordered new cluster.


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I am having the same speedometer problem and have been looking into getting a new cluster set. But I found a website where its less than 100 dollars to replace. just in case you need it.

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Same problem on our 2005. We paid the dealer several times and they never fixed the problem for any legnth of time, though they always charged us. I am afraid this was such a bad experience we will not purchase another GM. Why does GM spend so much on advertising and so little time standing behind its products.

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Well, finally broke down and paid to have the instrument cluster replaced. Only good thing is that the warranty was still in effect and it cost about 80% less than I had feared. Small mercies, I guess!

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You may need to get your spring for your speedometer fixed. it may have broken off.

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