The tach on my 2005 chevy silverado is reading high. What could the problem be?

Asked by Mar 31, 2012 at 08:30 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2005 chevy silverado 1500 LS and the tachometer is reading high. It is very erratic. It reads anywhere from 1000 RPM high up to pegged high. However high it is when I turn off the engine, is where the tach gets stuck with the engine dead. For example...If it is reading 3000 RPM high, when I turn off the engine, the tach gets stuck at 3000 RPM.

1 Answer

1,845

most likely the gauge is bad

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,110
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 1,790
#3 Silverado_owner_2006
Silverado_owner_2006
Reputation 1,600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
855 Great Deals out of 66,786 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-150
2,316 Great Deals out of 210,527 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Ram 1500
443 Great Deals out of 11,343 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
322 Great Deals out of 27,097 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Tundra
517 Great Deals out of 33,554 listings starting at $3,400
Used Toyota Tacoma
507 Great Deals out of 39,601 listings starting at $2,900
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
568 Great Deals out of 27,717 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Colorado
232 Great Deals out of 23,800 listings starting at $2,200
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
353 Great Deals out of 47,749 listings starting at $1,795
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
8 Great Deals out of 282 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Mustang
374 Great Deals out of 47,165 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
12 Great Deals out of 269 listings starting at $3,950
Used Dodge Charger
284 Great Deals out of 27,074 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
50 Great Deals out of 114,136 listings starting at $20,499
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
141 Great Deals out of 6,123 listings starting at $18,190
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
177 Great Deals out of 7,418 listings starting at $15,888
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
287 Great Deals out of 10,499 listings starting at $9,988
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
172 Great Deals out of 5,191 listings starting at $6,900