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Fuel gage and speedometer don't work

I had checked the fuse for the gauges and it was good. But I haven't checked it again since the speedometer went completely out. If it were just the fuse wouldn't all the gauges not work though? Is Does this sound like a major problem? Do you think something has just became disconnected ?

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Remove the dash clean the connectors and refit, sounds like its become un-seated on the connection, if you push on the dash and see if it comes to life again or parts come back then this is the fault, other fault can be the board on the back of the dash, damp etc can cause electrical problems, it may need drying, and you can re seal the board with nail varnish clear but you will need to re-solder all the connections back on first then use the varnish, the varnish should last years longer than the flaky stuff they use from new, just make sure its dry before plugging back in to the vehicle.

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SOURCE: 2003 Tahoe, gauges do not work. fuel, oil, speedometer, etc.

There is a recall on gauge clusters for this model contact your dealer. They replace if under 100k.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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SOURCE: my 1994 chevrolet s10 blazer

Yepppers...needs replaced..look at about $300 to 400 to replace plus labor. Mine cost 300 a couple years ago and 100 for labor. go to an auto electrical shop...The $300 was for a used cluster.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: fuel gauge, temp gauge, and auto door locks stopped working while in transit. checked obvious fuses, found no problems. did not check all fuses. Ideas

fuse needs changed

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SOURCE: check gages light comes on after truck shuts off

clean throttle body...make sure disconnect battery first

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SOURCE: fuel gauge, temp gauge, and auto door locks stopped working while in transit. checked obvious fuses, found no problems. did not check all fuses. Ideas

I had a similar problem with a 2001 Saturn. We checked every fuse and they were all fine. We finally did a 'reset' on the car's computer by disconnecting the battery and reconnecting it a few minutes later. Everything was back to normal after that.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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