Chevrolet GM Speedometer Gauge Repair Removal Instrument Cluster
GM Cluster gauge repair. See http://usedcarsit.com/content/chevrolet-speedometer-gauge-repair-instrument-cluster for written directions and information on ordering parts.
See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC_dE0iZtxE to learn how to replace bulbs in your dash.
How to remove the gauge cluster from your Chevrolet or GM vehicle and replace the faulty stepper motors in your speedometer, tachometer, gas gauge, voltage meter, fuel gauge, temperature gauge and oil pressure gauge.
GM Stepper Motor Replacement and Instrument Panel Disassembly
Most later model GM vehicles had recalls with the stepper motors in the
instrument clusters. Some models were repaired by GM through a class
action law suit while others were left fitting the bill themselves. This
video will be helpful for anyone replacing these and saving money. Most
places will charge between 150 and 300 bucks when the stepper motors are
only about $5 each. The entire process start to finish (provided you have
all the tools) will take about an hour...ish.
Instrument Panel Cluster Malfunction
As you can see my 2004 GMC truck speedometer has malfunction. The dealer
said it will cost between $400 and $600 dollars to replace. I look on the
internet and found a special bulletin from GMC. I called GMC and they said
it will only cost $120 for the labor to replace. The special bulletin will
cover the part cost. I hope this can help you. Go to
03 Silverado speedometer stuck (case review)
Here is a review of a recent repair.
The speedometer in this 2003 Chevy Silverado was stuck all the way to the
right. I did a quick test (which didn't require any special tools) to
determine that the stepper motor was stuck, then took a gamble and banged
in a new stepper motor.
Like I said in the video, as long as there isn't a DIY way to test the
cluster, the motor replacement is ALWAYS a gamble!
Also, since the test works with the Trailblazers and Silverados, it should
work on many GM trucks/SUVs from the same era.
Fixing The Speedometer On Your Car
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how to fix the
speedometer on your car when it stops working. Often a simmple sensor
replacement is all that's needed. And, If you like my car help, be sure to
watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube.
I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at
eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so
don't miss them.
How to Fix a GM Speedometer & Instrument Lighting
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How to get the instrument cluster out click here and skip to 1:23 minute
How to Fix a GM Speedometer & Instrument Lighting
03-06 Silverado/Sierra Service 4 Wheel Drive message - Test and replace 4WD switch
The video covers the most common cause of the service 4wd message in the
2003-2006 Silverado/Sierra trucks. Because it comes up so frequently, I
decided not to use my GM scan tool to pull the code(s) and instead went
straight to the #1 offender and tested it with a DMM. I follow the same
test procedure when I pull a B2725 code from the transfer case module.
Of course, the "correct" way to handle the service 4wd message is to have
the codes read first, but this is do it yourself, not take it to a shop
I will have more repairs coming up for these trucks so if you have one be
sure to SUBSCRIBE for more!
Odometer/Gear Shifter (PRNDL) Display FIX - GMC/Chevy
Common problem from 1999 - 2002 GMC/Chevy Trucks with the odometer/gear
shift all in one display. Some were not completely soldered all the way
from factory causing an intermittent flicker and eventually nothing on the
display. In my case, it was just a loose / dirty connection at the top of
the cluster. The circuit board was also really dirty so I cleaned it as
best as I could. That combined with a shot of white lithium grease to the
pin connector fixed my problem. The truck was flooded at the end because i
was fooling with the ignition a lot without running the engine. Thanks for
watching yall are awesome
2000 - 2005 Chevrolet Impala Instrument Cluster Removal by Cluster Fix
Cluster Fix demonstrates the removal procedure for the instrument cluster
on the Chevrolet Impala with which also can be used when needing to remove
the ignition switch, radio and climate control as well.
As an added precaution it is recommended that you disconnect the negative
battery terminal before unplugging and plugging in the instrument cluster.
For Instrument Cluster Repair Service Call Cluster Fix at 509-366-9009 or
visit us on the web at WWW.CLUSTERFIX.COM
How to Remove and Repair A Chevy or GMC Instrument Cluster (2003-2006)
How to remove the instrument cluster from a 2005 GMC Sierra. This removal
process is similar to other GM vehicles such as Suburban, Silverado, Yukon,
This is a complete rebuild of the instrument cluster on 2003, 2004, 2005,
and 2006 GM (Chevrolet, GMC, Pontiac, Hummer, Buick, Cadillac, Isuzu, and
Oldsmobile) vehicles including Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Envoy, Trailblazer,
Ranier, Suburban, Tahoe, & others. Our rebuild service includes all new
backlighting, new stepper motors behind each gauge, and several upgrades to
protect the odometer and gear level indicator (PRNDL) from fading or
We also offer an options LED upgrade to the backlighting with four
different options: white, blue, red and green. We offer a lifetime warranty
on the functionality of the cluster and gauges. Give us a call if you have
any additional questions.
Cleaning Catalytic Converters With Soap and Water -EricTheCarGuy
This is my second attempt to clean a catalytic converter, this time with
soap and water. I've heard this method can work so I thought I would give
it a try. One that that's important with these techniques is to do the
procedure properly. On both my first attempt with this one and my last
attempt with lacquer thinner, I didn't do the procedure properly and as a
result I was not successful. I speak to those points in the video. So, if
you have a catalytic converter code and it's not all broken up inside, you
might consider trying this technique. You really don't have anything to
loose if you do.
Cleaning Catalytic Converters with Lacquer Thinner:
Scotty Kilmer Cleaning Catalytic Converter Video:
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