78 silverado speedometer and odometer not working odometer went first then speedometer a week later is it a fuse

Asked by Jul 16, 2007 at 04:23 PM about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

40,285

Sounds like the speedometer cable is disconnected or broken. The 1978 Chevy trucks did not use a fuse for any function of speedometer odometer operation, it was all mechanical.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 99 Chevy Silverado Z71 speedometer doesn't work 1 answer

    I just change the transmission and the transfer case now my speedometer doesn't work so I changed all the VSS is and still nothing checked all fuses everything's good I'm plugged the white box beh...

    1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 3 Dr LT 4WD Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Engine Shutting off after about 10-20 seconds on 2004 Silverado 1500 53 answers

    Can anyone shed some light on this problem. After driving my 04' Silverado 1500 all day without any problems, after the truck sat in the driveway for a couple of hours, the truck started right up, but...

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How do I reset the "change Oil" popup where the miles are displayed? 26 answers

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck 2WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Loud Tapping Noise:2009 Silverado 26 answers

    Tapping noise is noticable when at stop light, when engine is turned on and when im parking. I notice the noise a few days oil change at goodyear. My truck has been with the GMC since 3/15/2011, and s...

    2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Speedometer doesnt work sometimes..WHY???? 12 answers

    What could be wrong with my speedometer if it only works sometimes? How do you fix it?

    Chevrolet C/K 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 1,650
#2 Silverado_owner_2006
Silverado_owner_2006
Reputation 1,440
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,084 Great Deals out of 56,556 listings starting at $1,600
Used Ford F-150
3,138 Great Deals out of 200,440 listings starting at $1,273
Used Dodge Ram 1500
484 Great Deals out of 11,746 listings starting at $1,795
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
404 Great Deals out of 28,238 listings starting at $2,900
Used Toyota Tundra
625 Great Deals out of 27,419 listings starting at $1,599
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
995 Great Deals out of 30,888 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Tacoma
712 Great Deals out of 32,027 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ram 1500
1,333 Great Deals out of 112,955 listings starting at $6,999
Used Chevrolet Colorado
298 Great Deals out of 16,519 listings starting at $2,195
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
451 Great Deals out of 41,608 listings starting at $2,850
Used Chevrolet Camaro
619 Great Deals out of 38,659 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
10 Great Deals out of 259 listings starting at $4,700
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
5 Great Deals out of 213 listings starting at $4,500
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
134 Great Deals out of 13,438 listings starting at $3,895
Used Dodge Ram 2500
173 Great Deals out of 5,237 listings starting at $2,395