oil gauge is all the way down to right wont move all other gauges work ok

Asked by Mar 10, 2014 at 04:11 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Ext Cab Long Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Gauge is probably broken

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Hello, this problem is due to a failing stepper motor. The stepper motor is the motor behind the gauge that controls the movement of the needle. When a stepper motor begins to go out it will cause the gauge needle to stick, skip around, stay at zero or max out on the gauge. The only way to fix the problem is to replace the stepper motor with a new one. While replacing one motor it is best to go ahead and replace them all as the others will go out in time as well. Your cluster will have one motor for each gauge. Search Google for DrSpeedometer to find more info and how to get it repaired.

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