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My 1999 silverado dash goes on off. All gauges drop to zero lights go off then everything comes back on. Some days perfect some days occasionally.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: drop in oil pressure

The oil sending unit could be bad, or the pressure relief valve in the oil pump is malfunctioning.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Ford 500 - 2005 - The entire dash (all gauges) went to zeros

there is a instrument fuse in the fuse box....

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: THE OIL PRESSURE GAUGE DROPS TO ZERO AND LIGHTS ON

poor oil circulation may need either more oil or a new oil pump, any other symptoms?

It could just be the pressure sensor, as this is cheaper get it looked at first.

Hope this helps
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Dan

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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SOURCE: 2005 chevy silverado 5.3 Liter 1500 4x4 , im havn

This exact same thing was happening to my 2003 2500hd 6.0. I replaced the oil switch/sending unit and it fixed my problem.

Posted on Apr 18, 2010

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What makes the car start and run but gauges go off and key light comes on


The first part is magic, (EFI system and good engine)
but?????
gauges go off can be a bad fuse or loose fuse to cluster.
when any Gas engine stalls. the RPM drops to 0
the EFI sees that and goes to key on, not started self test.
this is covered in the operator guide.
key light comes on KEY LIGHT, HUMMMMMMM
Let me look at the waring lamps, there are many.
one light is engine overheat that is logo of a thermometer but looks
just like a key.
http://dashboardsymbols.com/the-symbols/
is this a engine stall post
or engine runs perfect all the time , but only my dash acts funny
you didnt say?

key lamp?
immoblilzer (big trouble there)

a stall is anytime engine RPM drops to zero. called a STALL.
if your cars engine stalls, post that way, the lamps are all normal
on at any stall, on any car.
at a stall , rpm goes to zero and MPH drops to zero as you coast to a stop , stalled. that is all normal for any stall.

if engine stalls.
that is complex.
here is list.
  1. lost 12vdc power to EFI system. (battery died, fuse blown)
  2. never gave your car the 60,000 mile tune up, see opr, guide.
  3. bad fuel.
  4. overheated the engine.
  5. engine oil gone, never ever checked at each fill up.
  6. other more complex EFI system parts failures, ASK.

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1999 silverado gauge lights do not work


You probably already checked this but the simplest solution is the control used to turn on the interior lights and to dim your dash lights. It is a dimmer switch to the right of your headlight switch. If it is turned all the way down then you would have no dash lights and no headlight chime. Turned all the way up it turns on your interior lights. If this isn't your issue and if no fuses are blown then try to turn the dimmer switch all the way up with your headlights on. If the dash lights come on with the interior lights then your switch is fried and you may have a short in the interior light circuit.

Jan 13, 2013 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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My check gauges light is on, oil hands goes over to zero, moves up, light goes off, when it drops back to zero, gauge light comes back on.


Well the warning light is supposed to come on if any of the gauges display a dangerous condition, such as no oil pressure.
You may have a faulty sending unit for the gauge, or a wiring problem, or the engine may actually be loosing oil pressure when the gauge drops.
You could replace the sending unit as a test, or have someone check the oil pressure with a mechanical gauge.

Dec 13, 2012 | 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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All dash warning lights come on and the temperature and tach needles drop to zero when the headlights are turned on.


Symptoms point to the cluster microprocessor. How was it proven? See diagram below.

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Jun 16, 2017 | 1997 Pontiac Sunfire

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Hi i have a 95 silverado an about a week ago i was driving and oil pressure kept dropping and check gauge light but when take off from light everything goes back normal culd this be the sending unit going...


Yes this very well could be,but if you want to be sure then have the oil pressure checked.If it turns out good then replace the oil sending unit.Hope this helps.Good luck.

Mar 16, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Every Gauge quit working


check the ipc bfc acc fuse make sure fuses are not loose.

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1999 Ford Expedition 5.4 V8 Blinking Dash Lights While Driving


sounds like an earth connection ,but where ,,,,back of dash,,,battery earth,,,ECU earth point ,,try putting a drop of oil on the earth points with a conventional oil can no sprays of crappy fish oil other than that you would have to wait for it to happen again in front of a mechinic to find it,.or trade it in for a nice europeon size car with a an engine under 1600cc .5litres is a bit obscene in this day and age and price of petrol

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