I changed my battery and did nothing else and the problem hasn't come back yet. The dashboard cluster usually sold in 1 piece, but available at junkyards too Please share this with your friends, Austin Davis. The codes need to be pulled to see what they are indicating to. I'm interested in hearing more about this. Truck started fine but now is running rough and has the same dummy lights on. Unfortunately the extended warranty has expired. It could be as simple as … a loose or bad gas cap.
She said it sounded like it was trying to start after it was sorta running, but not grinding. This was the most annoying part. However, when this lamp illuminates, it's always best to check all your fluid levels, hoses, belts and exhaust systems. If it gets below -15 Celsius I plug in. I drove in and checked fluids to be safe.
It will most likely be something simple, but if ignored can lead to engine damage or terrible gas mileage. They should be put out of business - Amy P. Figure out whats causing it then you can remedy the situation. I think it has s … omething to do with re-setting the sensor. If not then further investigation of that one will need to be done. Could be because the headlights come on when you unlock the doors?? From that short description, I don't see how the cluster would know if the gauge needle isn't moving as it should.
They should stand behind their parts and fix them when they are defective. Some mention dash temp gauge not working. I always recommend checking the fluids under your cars hood at least once a week. This was extremely embarrassing as my client think that this occurred before today and in fact it didn't. But that's not the code you have.
For you, it might be a sensor is shutting down your engine. Because we had no time to take it in we had to keep track of our mileage so we would not run out of gas. Code scanners are not very expensive and can help you figure out how your car is doing. They tell me it's usually Main Relay related, but if you can go 70mph we can rule … that out--a broken Main Relay keeps the car from starting. This is my last gm.
Is the oil pressure low? It is called a switch or sensor- same part. Either way, you need to isolate the problem to find out if it's a component that's failing internally when you hit the bump or if it's just a wire or connector. Also, get your battery load-tested. Mine would flash on and off and then not come back on for a few days or weeks. She wanted to know if this was something she needed to bring in or was it just a bad gauge. Exampl … e: it quickly flashes twice then pauses and quickly flashes 3 times its code 23 after a long pause it moves on to the next code.
If any component is found to be out of the specified range it turns on the light to let you know. Many of your local auto parts stores can pull the code for you. If the gauges on the instrument cluster of your Chevrolet TrailBlazer are not functioning properly, there could be three possible causes: the gauges' fuse has blown out, the wiring connectors are loose, or the gauges themselves are bad. If you wish to turn the light off without finding out what is wrong then a scanner should be used or you could dis-connect the battery for about 30 seconds. I'm sure they won't either. If so, how much did u have to pay -- an arm or a leg??? Your mechanic should be able to check the alternator to make sure its not overcharging or has an internal issue, like a trio or voltage regulator problem. I gave this to my daughter because she had a new baby so it would be safer now I have to worry she could run out of gas or can blow up the,motor because the gauges don't work properly.
Sometimes they come on, sometimes they don't. If not the pcm will set a P0128. I'm kind of forced to agree will Bill. Then, the gas gauge began to malfunction, and then the rest of the gauges would malfunction at various times. Instrument panel reflects intermittent readings on fuel gauge first, then speedometer, then oil gauge.