While he was checking the codes, the panel began working properly again. Tried to post this as a new instructable but that keeps crashing. Where does this wire that you speak of run to? It is one of two things the cluster or the ignition! Since my soldering pen is huge i just did a few and it worked so I stopped while I was ahead. Also i checked battery cables and they seem great. I replaced the battery and had no issues but the problem started back after a few months.
Does anyone have any ideas? You will have to remove some dashboard trim pieces to reach the switch and its connectors. It never seems to do it just when I hit a bump or if I am on a rough road it never matches the pattern of the road. The truck has 94K miles on it. Busterc, did you ever find out what was going on with your Sierra? Think they could have stamped it to identify it a bit better? A failure in one of these systems can lead to total loss of cruise control operation. These instructions are for entertainment usage only.
I was wondering if anyone else has had this issue on similar levels. If your blower motor is beginning to go, you'll want to replace it sooner than later because a bad blower motor could lead to a fire. Find out why it's not blowing. It worked on the first test and is still working. Open it up, replace it, and see if that cures the problem.
If you learn something from these instructions, congratulations. I had my battery checked and found I had a dead cell. Once this happens all of the indicator lights will flash on then go off and the gauges will come back to their proper level. The service indicator may be reset using the reset mode in the instrument cluster. Service four wheel drive popped on.
For the last 6 months, I have been having issues with my clock resetting to 12:00 and my ac cluster resetting to 74F and the fan blowing full blast. My 2003 Suburban began having intermittent instrument panel failures in July of 2005. After driving an hour or so with no instruments, I heard a bell and the instrument panel cycled on and began working properly. Chevrolet Silverado: Why is Cruise Control Not Working? With the significant cost of replacing the panel, I decided to wait on the repair. This was done to eliminate the problem of the cruise control shutting off due to high current demands from other devices. You take it to a qualified repair shop , no reset.
If only one setting on your cruise control does not work, chances are high that the switch is the problem. Take them all off and your circuit board will be exposed by taking the guage face off. While driving all of the gauges speedometer, gas, voltage, fluid, etc. Once started why doesn't the display begin working again? It is very random when it decides to do it. While returning from vacation, the instrument panel did not work after starting the vehicle. Also, I have unscrewed the cluster and took it out while still connected and gently shook it to see if I can get it to fail on cammand, but it does not. They should be able to figure out if the component needs to be replaced or if there is a short or some other problem with your Silverado 1500.
When you turn the lights off, the display reappears. Step 1 For me this involved putting the car into the lowest gear so the lever was out of the way and pulling the cover off - there are no screws it jiust pulls off. I thought the cluster was losing all power until I noticed when it got dark, the back-lighting came on but the rest of the gauges are blank. Guess it needed a reset atfer they plugged in for the emissions. Take the battery loose or disconnect the bell.
This is just a guideline for replacement of the gauge faces on the Ford Focus. I have the radio setup where the radio is by the driver then it has the seperate equalizier in the center of the dash. Could it be a low battery and resultant volatge drop upon cranking the engine keeps the display from working? And it has done this since I bought it. What could be wrong, and where do you start looking? Almost as mystereously as they quit they started working again. The system uses sensors and modules to communicate vehicle speed and driver inputs at a very fast rate. Posted on Oct 06, 2009 Pretty common problem with these.