Question about Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2 Answers

Speeometer quit working on a 2003 chev silverado-suspect the power source as the speed indicator on the gps system works.

Posted by on

  • belberg Mar 07, 2009

    where is the speed sensor located and how do I check it?

  • belberg Mar 07, 2009

    Very helpful as I was not sure if I should tackle the problem or not as I suspected a wire off of the sensor or something simpler.Thank you

×

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Expert
  • 987 Answers

Go to Ebay and Search Escalade gauge cluster. You can pick up a brand new one for around $260 and most places are programming your mileage and hour meter before shipping. Add approx mileage, and you'll be good to go. It takes less than 10 minutes to install, and walah.. your done.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

  • Sibananda Mar 07, 2009

    Here's the removal procedure for you then:

    Remove the trim bezel:

    1. Apply the parking brake to prevent the vehicle from moving.
    2. Move the shift lever all the way down to last gear.
    3. Tilt the steering wheel to the full down position.










    View Full Image



    4. Pull gently rearward on the corners of the bezel from the instrument panel (IP) assembly- it's held in place by metal clips.
    5. Remove the bezel.

    Removing the cluster:











    View Full Image



    1. Remove the screws that retain the I/P cluster to the I/P assembly.











    View Full Image



    2. Remove the I/P cluster (2) from the vehicle by tilting the bottom of the cluster outward.
    3. Disconnect the I/P cluster harness (1) from the I/P cluster.

    Install in reverse order.


×

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chevrolet Master
  • 19,396 Answers

I don't think the GPS is connected to the speed sensor, GPS systems usually calculate speed on different way.

Check the speed sender, and the connector to the instrument panel.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

  • Ginko
    Ginko Mar 07, 2009

    GPS calculates speed with his own resources,based on the coordinate system detection using satellite connection, and as far as I know GPS is not connected to the speed sensor, or does not extrapolate this data from the ECU (car computer).

    When the Speedo is behaving erratically it is usually the connection to the speed sensor, the speed sensor itself, or sometimes a faulty speedometer on instrument panel.

    If the speedometer only, and not other instruments, is losing power, then usually the speedometer is faulty and has a lose contact inside, as power to speedo is carried along with power to instruments by the same wiring harness.

    Before replacing the speedo , ensure that is not a problem with the speed sender, that is the most common.


×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 2005 Chevy extended cab 1500 and the controls on my driver side door aren't working. The door is saying it ajar when it's closed. I can't roll the windows up or down. Is it the master switch?


How to fix the Chev power window door lock switch - YouTube

? 5:04
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDKaDURD8Sc
Jul 13, 2013 - Uploaded by spelunkerd
How to fix the Chev power window door lock switch ..... Some time later my drivers side window stopped working in the down position. ... These intermittent electrical problems are frustrating,aren't they? .... How To Install Replace Door Locks Chevy GMC Truck Silverado Sierra Yukon Tahoe Suburban ...

Diagnose Power Door Locks Dont Work Properly - Auto ...

www.auto-repair-help.com/.../diagnose_power_door_locks_dont_work_...
An inoperative power door lock can be caused by the switch, solenoid, wiring problem or ... Hi, I have a 2005 Nissan Sentra and the power locks aren't working. .... Hi, mypassenger door locks/unlocks both doors but my driver side door works independently and .... I have a 1986 Chevy Silverado K10 with auto door locks.

SilveradoSierra.com • 2003 silverado no power in right door ...

www.silveradosierra.com/.../2003-silverado-no-power-in-right-door-t30...

Dec 26, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Drivers side seat quit working and the seat heat's not working either. Passenger side works fine, fuse looks good, any suggestions?


if you already checked the fuses and found them to be good then you may now want to check the connectors under the seat. You will need a probe light to so this. The probe light will light up if you have power coming into the (+) terminal end. Watch this video to learn how to use a probe light tester.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0HjaR0tj7Q

Dec 14, 2015 | Seat Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2003 chev silverado instrument panel gear light out


The selector sensor sends a signal to the engine computer which sends power to the indicator.

Jul 22, 2013 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

2003 chev gauges


Check the guage/dash fuse in the fuse panel

Jan 08, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

No 4x4


chances are the transfer case motor is sticking, tap the motor with a ballpen hammer and try it again.

Apr 23, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

03 chev silverado 1500 blower fan works only on 4th & 5th speeds


Most likely the blower motor resistor has failed. There is a updated version from GM that is much more durable.

Jan 12, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

49 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...