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Why is my speedometer not working on my GMC Yukon?

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Why is my speedometer not working on my GMC Yukon?

It is probably your Vehicle speed sensor. It is mounted on the tailshaft of the transmission and is held it with one small 8 mm bolt. Your speedometer wont work right and it will probably shift wrong or wont shift at all because the transmission relies on the speed signal to know when to shift. The tahoe/yukon use the 4l60e transmission.

How much does it cost to replace a GMC speedometer?

If it fails the test, which it likely will, they will need to replace the cluster. Unfortunately the dealer doesn’t offer parts for this. They will however take the old one and give you a remanufactured cluster. Expect to spend $350-$450 for the cluster and $100-$300 for labor. I know it’s an old thread. But this is a great link.

Where is the speedometer on a Chevy Tahoe?

It is mounted on the tailshaft of the transmission and is held it with one small 8 mm bolt. Your speedometer wont work right and it will probably shift wrong or wont shift at all because the transmission relies on the speed signal to know when to shift. The tahoe/yukon use the 4l60e transmission. Was this answer helpful?

How to repair GM instrument cluster you speedometer?

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It is probably your Vehicle speed sensor. It is mounted on the tailshaft of the transmission and is held it with one small 8 mm bolt. Your speedometer wont work right and it will probably shift wrong or wont shift at all because the transmission relies on the speed signal to know when to shift. The tahoe/yukon use the 4l60e transmission.

If it fails the test, which it likely will, they will need to replace the cluster. Unfortunately the dealer doesn’t offer parts for this. They will however take the old one and give you a remanufactured cluster. Expect to spend $350-$450 for the cluster and $100-$300 for labor. I know it’s an old thread. But this is a great link.

It is mounted on the tailshaft of the transmission and is held it with one small 8 mm bolt. Your speedometer wont work right and it will probably shift wrong or wont shift at all because the transmission relies on the speed signal to know when to shift. The tahoe/yukon use the 4l60e transmission. Was this answer helpful?

What to do if your speedometer doesnt work?

The instrument cluster has “stepper” motors in them. This make and model are notorious for them failing. The dealership will perform a “sweep” test where they will use the computer and command the needles to sweep. If it fails the test, which it likely will, they will need to replace the cluster.

What to do if your speedometer is not working?

If the speedometer on your automatic transmission Ford vehicle is not working, check the tail end of the transmission to see if the vehicle speed sensor (VSS) is securely attached. Another symptom of a bad speed sensor is sluggish automatic transmission shifting.

Why is my odometer not working on my Silverado Sierra?

Last edited by ASTE25 on Feb 25 2013, 9:36pm, edited 1 time in total. They said they followed all the wiring & nothing was pinched. Coincident it may be, but that doesn’t explain the hard shifting. Serious, it will give you whip lash!

How can I tell if my speedometer is not working?

Whether you have a digital or manual speedometer, if it’s not displaying accurate information, it doesn’t really help you. One of the biggest signs your speedometer sensor is not working properly is the speedometer will display inaccurate readings or the needle or digital numbers will not move at all on the speedometer display.

How does the speedometer work in a car?

Today’s cars and trucks have electronic fuel injection, which is controlled by the onboard computer. The EFI supplies fuel to the engine based on input from multiple sensors; one of which is the speedometer sensor.

What to do if your speedometer doesn’t work?

Replacing the bad speed sensor will solve this issue. Also, if speedometer in your Chevy stops working or reads erratically, test the cruise control out. The cruise control uses the same sensors as your speedometer. If the cruise is working and the check engine light is on, the problem is likely with the speedometer itself.

Why is my speedometer not working on my Chevy Trailblazer?

Your Chevrolet’s speedometer gives important readings about your current speed. If you are experiencing problems with yours, don’t fret — these issues are common and easily fixed (usually). In fact, TrailBlazer speedometer problems are one of the most common topics discussed on popular Chevy online forums.

Replacing the bad speed sensor will solve this issue. Also, if speedometer in your Chevy stops working or reads erratically, test the cruise control out. The cruise control uses the same sensors as your speedometer. If the cruise is working and the check engine light is on, the problem is likely with the speedometer itself.

Your Chevrolet’s speedometer gives important readings about your current speed. If you are experiencing problems with yours, don’t fret — these issues are common and easily fixed (usually). In fact, TrailBlazer speedometer problems are one of the most common topics discussed on popular Chevy online forums.

The instrument cluster has “stepper” motors in them. This make and model are notorious for them failing. The dealership will perform a “sweep” test where they will use the computer and command the needles to sweep. If it fails the test, which it likely will, they will need to replace the cluster.

What does the speedometer show on a Cheverolet suburban?

Speedometer shows 100 mph while going 20 and low speeds when on hiway, etc. (2000, Cheverolet Suburban, 1500, Ltd.) Panel lights flickered, all gauges were rapidly fluctuating, then they all stopped, then came back on, then stopped, etc. for just a few miles (to get home). Once home, Suburban wouldn’t even start until the panel was disconnected.

What was the problem with my GM speedometer?

Speedometer started to act erratically then failed completely. Searched the internet and discovered this was a common problem on certain GM vehicles. Removed instrument cluster (10 minute job) and took to a repair shop.

What was the problem with my Cheverolet suburban?

(2000, Cheverolet Suburban, 1500, Ltd.) Panel lights flickered, all gauges were rapidly fluctuating, then they all stopped, then came back on, then stopped, etc. for just a few miles (to get home). Once home, Suburban wouldn’t even start until the panel was disconnected. Once the panel was disconnected, everything else worked fine again.

Why is the speedometer on my Yukon Denali not working?

The speedodometer and the RPM guage stopped working at most of every time that the SERVICE TIRE MONITOR appeared on the message center. Entire instrument panel with speedometer and all gages including the digital readout works erratically.

Why is my speedometer stuck on my GM Silverado?

This section will outline all the most common problems that have been identified. The most common instrument cluster problem seen on the 03-06 GMs is faulty analog gauges. This is usually the first gauge problem the vehicle owner sees and is experienced as a stuck, sticky or jumpy gauge needle.

What kind of display does a GM speedometer have?

Most GM gauge clusters of this time frame have two digital displays – the odometer and the gear indicator (commonly called the PRNDL screen). Either one or both screen will typically be affected. This common issue is not actually a problem with the digital displays themselves as they seem to be quite reliable. 1. Dim, Dark or Dead Display

Are there any problems with the GM gauge clusters?

The next most common problem seen on GM instrument clusters are failing digital displays. This problem is unrelated to the stepper motor problem but is often seen in the same clusters. Most GM gauge clusters of this time frame have two digital displays – the odometer and the gear indicator (commonly called the PRNDL screen).

How to repair a stuck or dead GM tachometer?

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to repair a sticky, stuck, jumpy or dead GM speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, oil pressure gauge, volt meter, water temperature gauge and transmission temperature gauge.

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to repair a sticky, stuck, jumpy or dead GM speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, oil pressure gauge, volt meter, water temperature gauge and transmission temperature gauge.

Why is my Cluster gauge on my Tahoe Yukon not working?

After a little research it turned out to be a common problem where the seven little surface mount resitors that power the display overheat and break the solder connections. It was simple to reflow the solder with a little flux and a drop of fresh solder.

Is there a recall on the GM Silverado speedometer?

GM Instrument Cluster Recall / Settlement Information and Vehicle Coverage The GM Instrument Cluster Settlement was a 2008 class action settlement awarded to owners of certain General Motors vehicles with allegedly defective speedometers.

Why are my speedometers all failing at the same time?

This problem typically starts with just one gauge but over time all the analog gauges will start displaying the same symptoms. Ultimately all gauges will fail if not repaired. Individual gauge problems are almost universally caused by failing gauge motors. Each gauge is controlled by one gauge motor called a stepper motor.

Is it possible to make your Speedo and odometer inaccurate?

You just made your speedo and odometer inaccurate. Here’s how to fix them both. If you’ve ever modified a car with smaller or larger tires or, perhaps, a different final-drive gear, you’ve immediately screwed up your speedometer. This is, of course, annoying, but for modern cars with a digital speed sensor, there’s a relatively easy way to fix it.

What happens when the speedometer sensor is not working?

The speedometer sensor is also a critical component in the proper operation of a vehicle’s cruise control. When the sensor is not working correctly, it will not send a signal to the CPU, which impacts the vehicle’s ability to set the throttle for a desired speed.

How do you get the speedometer out of the transmission?

Unscrew the speedometer cable from the transmission’s tail shaft and use a crescent wrench to unscrew the bolt holding the gear housing cover in place. Remove the plate to expose the two gears: the drive gear mounted inside of the transmission and the driven gear attached to the speedometer cable.

Why does my speedometer needle keep getting stuck?

The speedometer cable may be damaged or broken. If the vehicle has cruise control, the cruise control transducer could be faulty and a new one should put in its place. Scenario: you are driving and suddenly the speedometer needle becomes stuck.

What to do if your car speedometer goes off?

Nowadays, there’s a possible reset procedure that can be used, and it can be done by most car owners right at home. A common problem for this malfunction is when the car owner recently replaced the battery, or perhaps jump-stared their vehicle, which in both cases could have caused an electrical spike that made the speedometer go berserk.

What’s the problem with the GMC Yukon SUV?

“Vehicle has a vibration when going between 60 – 70 miles per hour on the highway,” reads a NHTSA complaint about a 2015 GMC Yukon (NHTSA ID Number: 10787343). “Took vehicle to dealer, they said the issue was caused by recall that GMC was trying to fix. Currently no part is available to fix [the] vehicle.

How many times has GMC Yukon been to dealer?

“Vehicle has a terrible vibration,” reads another NHTSA complaint about the 2015 GMC Yukon (NHTSA ID Number: 10681579). “Has been to dealer seven times for a total of four weeks. A GM engineer has looked at it twice. They have replaced ring/pinion, driveshaft, axle.

Why does my Chevy Tahoe vibration go away at 70 mph?

For a few months now I have had vibration that sounds more or less like a bad wheel bearing at speeds around 70-75 MPH. It goes away if I solw down or speed up out of that range. Both front hubs have been replaced as they went very bad within a month of each other.

Why does my odometer stop working on my Chevy?

If your odometer stops working in your Chevrolet, it may be due to a couple reasons. Depending upon the year and model of your vehicle, the fix may be something you can do or something you may need to take to your dealership for repair. If neither of these indicators is working, then the problem may lie within the speed sensor on your vehicle.

After a little research it turned out to be a common problem where the seven little surface mount resitors that power the display overheat and break the solder connections. It was simple to reflow the solder with a little flux and a drop of fresh solder.

What does it mean when your speedometer doesn’t work?

Speedometer doesn’t work and transmission doesn’t shift gears. The speedometer stays at 0 all the time. When the transmission is in drive it won’t come out of 1st gear. Reverse works fine, and if I manually put the transmission in 1st or 2nd it works fine. 85 people found this helpful.

Why does my speedometer not work on my GMC Sierra 1500?

– CarGurus Speedometer doesn’t work and transmission doesn’t shift gears. The speedometer stays at 0 all the time. When the transmission is in drive it won’t come out of 1st gear. Reverse works fine, and if I manually put the transmission in 1st or 2nd it works fine.

Why does my speedometer stay at 0 all the time?

The speedometer stays at 0 all the time. When the transmission is in drive it won’t come out of 1st gear. Reverse works fine, and if I manually put the transmission in 1st or 2nd it works fine. 85 people found this helpful. I replaced both output speed sensors, and also swapped them around with the old ones, no luck.

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