Both are 10 amp fuses. Valid on orders shipped in the contiguous United States. Gauges on the instrument cluster can fail because of a bad battery cable connection or high voltage spikes. Rpm gauge is not working at all. Why can we not make these type of vehicles.
To retrieve hours, push twice on the tripometer reset and the engine hours will display. When I exited toll road, still showing 80 mph. While driving the speedometer would jump and show 20 to 60 miles over the accurate gps speed. Complaint Number: 10213539 Incident Date: January 2, 2008 Date Added to File: January 3, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Driving to doctor appt and noticed that speedometer stuck on 80 mph. En route to the appt, the speedometer was off by 10-15mph compared to the Garmin reading.
It is everytime we are in the vehicle driving that it doesn't work. Since the other two fuses were also installed in the fuse box I checked those as well and the too were okay and had the proper power signal present. We have had it back for say a month or so now it is great to know how fast I am actually going, especially since I drive a lot of strictly regulated road to and from work. The failure mileage was approximately 82,000. Using a gps my wife was able to confirm that I was unknowingly traveling at a speed very different than the speed limit.
Brake lines rusted out and failed, with no warning at all. Complaint Number: 10215941 Incident Date: January 10, 2008 Date Added to File: January 24, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer fluctuates showing speeds greater than actual speed. Vehicle had 51k miles when the problem started. While driving the speedometer displayed inaccurate information. The speedometer was very erratic , sometimes showing 30 to 50 mph when parked. Complaint Number: 10176852 Incident Date: December 2, 2006 Date Added to File: December 22, 2006 Description of the Complaint: Started having problems with the speedometer reading incorrect speed at about 40k miles.
Messages from happy Suburban owners: Fred, I received my instrument cluster and it looked perfect, like brand new. Either one of these tests are not for the faint of heart or the uneducated. Doesn't work for my 111,111 mile car, but good luck to anyone else. You are not purchasing a part. Same year, and similar model. The troubling thing is all four are listed in the fuse box legend. The key had to be good in order to confirm power was present on both legs of the fuse.
Complaint Number: 10185493 Incident Date: March 9, 2007 Date Added to File: March 19, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer on 2004 suburban pegs out at 120 when driving slowly and it never returns to 0. Complaint Number: 10438698 Incident Date: November 2, 2011 Date Added to File: December 6, 2011 Description of the Complaint: On my chevrolet suburban 2004; speedometer failed. They said a lot of people have had this happen and it may only be a temporary fix. Recently all of the gauges stopped working at the same time. This may include the speedometer and odometer, tachometer, fuel level, temperature, oil pressure, gauges and more. It started intermittently and became worse. Complaint Number: 10250136 Incident Date: November 14, 2008 Date Added to File: November 29, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer not registering accurately.
It would take 5 - 10 stops before it would finally go to zero. Rust and total failure of components on the chasis and under carraige. It no longer calculates speed. The dealer says this is a known problem but will not fix it despite the obvious safety concerns. I alternated using the A12 and B12 terminals for a ground and tested power at both B9 and B12 using a jumper wire assembly with a halogen headlight bulb installed.
It varies from day to day. Hard to capture the fuse blowing on camera though. This is where our story begins. The vehicle is going 120 mph when it is sitting still. Instrument Panel 2004 Chevrolet Suburban Instrument Panel Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10480046 Incident Date: July 2, 2012 Date Added to File: October 14, 2012 Description of the Complaint: The speedometer gives a false reading that could cause operation of the vehicle at an unsafe speed. My speedometer does not work any more.
Doubt I will own another. The company will program this into the cluster, so all you have to do is just install it, which takes about 15 minutes. Additional background on the issue, from a media source. While in neutral 90 mph. Chevy recalled, I believe, up to 30,000 miles. Then it would gradually go down each time the vehicle came to a stop. At 35mph it was registering 9mph.