A cluster from 2000 is likely to have a lot of the little backlights burned out by now anyway, so leds are the way to go. I have some light bulbs out, how much to replace those too? My need fuel light is still working thank goodness. The best place to get int transfered is bbengineer he's cheaper than the dealor. No, it will not reset to zero, your mileage will still display correctly after repair. Maybe the trucks are different i dunno.
I also bought that vehicle new and needless to say was not helped by Chevrolet with the repair of that dash?? You can get the mileage changed to match what is on your car now. In addition, I will no longer purchase any Chevrolet car. Each gauage has the same motor behind it and it is a defective design. Can I still drive my vehicle while the cluster is out for repair? Any cluster from 02-05 will work. When I got this Chevy, it had a nice size front end.
These bulbs have a limited life as any other convention light bulb does. Any tolerance value is sufficient for this application. I didn't have the money for it at the time. The titles for Indiana have a line that states is the odometer right. There are local garages that state the problem is the electrical cluster, but Chevy does not seem to think they are in any liable. The check engine light is on all the time now. I turned it back on and it went back to 80.
How do we get Chevrolet to take responsibility and issue a recall? It is a good idea to remove the needle completely with the car off!!! It made me feel safe. The repair that I had done was replacing the instrument panel cluster. I didn't think nothing of it. I put a lot of highway miles on a my car each year so warranty ran out in less than two years. They are written to inform these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or to provide information that could assist in the proper service of a vehicle. So, she just goes with the flow of traffic and prays she doesn't get a ticket.
If I have a new cluster put in will it also go bad in a few years? When you have 82,000 miles, no spdmter or gas gauge, it is really unacceptable. We fix Impala gauge clusters, 2004 and 2005 years. . I need a solution, that won't cost me and arm and a leg. Either way, there's one thing everyone seems to agree on: the darn thing is just wrong.
I tried Firestone and they told me they didn't do that type of repair but they had had quite a few people coming in with this same problem. To remove the needles, use a small screw driver with some soft cloth wrapped around it so you don't damage the overlays to pry the center of the needle body up off the shaft. Maybe they should reach beyond the Cobalt and look into other Chevy's. She told me the gauge displayed a quarter full. I'll keep my eyes open for a reasonably priced cluster. I already did that once when I had to swap out the radio. My transmission problem has caused a small leak and I put Stop Slip in it along with regular transmission fluid.
The positive side is marked with a red dot and the negative side is marked with a black dot. I swapped in a new cluster pics in a week or two and now my mileage is off. He let me go with a warning to get it fixed. Its a pretty damn big improvement, oil pressure wont work, and voltage doesnt really matter. It's not at all difficult. Topics in this area contain discussion of door panels and headliners or the dash and carpet, trim, and seats. Try this link: He can also help with any other service for the cluster.
So far the only way I have found to get it to 0 is by unplugging the battery for a few sec. Click On Image to Enlarge Some of the indicators will have coloration from the overlays and some won't. It was a convertible and the second trailer from the truck at fault stopped two inches from my driver's door. Thou the gauge pack only has 22,000 miles on it. The positive side is marked with a red dot and the negative side is marked with a black dot. Ridiculous that a well maintained car has a broken speedometer! I did not want to put mine in till I knew how to change the mileage and hours on it.