The contact stated that all the gauges on the instrument panel were no longer functional. If you have a show car that needs that extra touch to stand out, or a daily driver you love to show off, I have everything you need. For vehicles covered by Vehicle Service Contracts, all eligible claims with repair orders on or after September 28, 2007 for 2003-2004 model year vehicles, and March 23, 2009 for 2005 model year vehicles, are covered by this special coverage and must be submitted using the labor operation codes provided with this bulletin. Posted on Nov 19, 2009 I have investigated this problem to the nth degree. Then check out our Yukon instrument cluster repair service.
The vehicle was not repaired. According to the speed odometer we were going the speed limit. The speedometer reads accurately, and only recently the fuel gauge has been sticking. So if one does this 25 times, it will zero itself out. Will you be fixing my exact same instrument cluster or sending me another one? I will be the first in line, can't tell you how many times I have ran off the road for lack of gas. The instrument cluster on my 2004 yukon xl is not functioning. This may cause inaccurate readings, including the speedometer and fuel gauge.
The contact called the manufacturer and was informed that a class action law suit was filed, which would repair the speedometer up to 70,000 miles or seven years. The contact stated that the speedometer displays inaccurate speeds. Dealers are to replace the instrument panel cluster after the condition has been verified. If this does not fix the problem, you will have a new cluster at no charge. While driving at various speeds, the speedometer gave incorrect readings. All gauge clusters received through mail will be sent back out the very next business day.
Has anyone managed to find out if we can get this replaced via recall?. Initially, the problem occurred at intervals greater than 6 months but seems to be recurring much more frequently - every 2 weeks or so. A failure here and there is understandable but when you have failures at this frequency going on it is obvious that it was under designed. If your vehicle is out of warrenty and your intersted shoot me an e-mail ryanfeider hotmial. I had 104,000 when the incident happened on my vehicle. No use of oil gauge. I will schedule to have it looked at and then it will work fine for the next 3-6 months then it will screw up again for a couple of days.
So what are you waiting for? Some sporadic attempts to work after but speedometer can easily be off by 30-40 mph. There is a recall on the instrument cluster for this for model year 2003-2006, but only up to 80,000. Not only that, but they usually take a long time and offer a very limited warranty — if any at all. Claims with repair orders prior to September 28, 2007, must be submitted to the Service Contract provider. The only new equipment was the rear bumper, which was replaced in 2006.
What if I have multiple gauges going bad, do you rebuild all of them? The officer informed us that we were going about 55 when the speed limit was 40. Shipping upgrades are available during checkout. Over time the defective parts, called stepper motors, will wear out causing erratic movement of the gauges including the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, oil pressure gauge, water temp gauge, volt gauge and the optional transmission temperature gauge. The mechanic stated that this is becoming a common occurrence with the 2004 Yukon and that this has not been recalled. Obviously this situation can lead to potential speeding tickets and even unsafe conditions if the driver is startled at the incorrect reading while driving. The tire pressure warning light was the only indicator illuminated on the instrument panel at the time of the failures. No use of gas gauge.
If you would like a solution, the stepper motors will need to be replaced. I was keeping up with traffic when I first noticed it and the speed limit was 55mph. The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer. Shortly after we arrived, the tachometer stopped working. If you are interested in his service please contact me at jeffreymcc gmail. No, it will not reset to zero, your mileage will still display correctly after repair.
The contact was concerned that because of the failure; he could potentially be driving on an empty fuel tank which could result in a crash. The current mileage was 93,775 and the failure mileage was unknown. In June of this year I noticed sometimes that when I would look at the speedometer it would say that I was doing about 40 mph, when I knew that I was not going that speed. He came to my house and was done in 30 minutes. They should order one for you, takes 1-2 days and replace it for you at no charge. He stated that while driving the speedometer would fluctuate and he was unable to determine how fast or slow he was traveling. The cluster will be replaced for free for your truck if it has less then 70k miles.
Will my instrument cluster have to be reprogrammed after I get it back? I just had mine go bad in my 2004 xl. But Fred… Will my odometer be reset to zero? I have some light bulbs out, how much to replace those too? The repairs would be at the owners expense. A reasonable expectation is to have the speedometer and other gauges last the life of the vehicle. Third, you can have your original instrument cluster repaired by a professional speedometer repair business www. The contact stated that the rpms, fuel gauge, speedometer, and oil gauge became inoperable. The failure mileage was 70,000 and current mileage was less than 110,000.