why is speedometer not working

Asked by Dec 03, 2007 at 03:28 AM about the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Base 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

shows im going faster then i am. why is the speedmetet not working

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It's not uncommon for the speedometer cluster in the newer vehicles to fail. Often times a single resistor can burn out in the instrument cluster and cause all kinds of funky things to happen. Have a dealership diagnose whether the problem is in the speedometer assembly, the printed circuit for the cluster, or in the vehicle speed sensor where the speedometer pulls data from.

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Sounds like the stepper motors are going bad. You can fix them yourself if you can solder. http://usedcarsit.com/content/chevrolet-speedometer-gauge-repair-instrument-cluster

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