The original heated seat element was not bad either. I was able to pull over, shut it off and once I turned it back over it was just fine. It is either pegged at 120 mph, reads too high , or reads too low. I believe that the company would have set aside the parts and money to install. Showing 70 mph while standing still. The motor needed to be overhauled completely. It first started giving me a slower speed than I was actually going.
Complaint Number: 10196140 Incident Date: June 20, 2007 Date Added to File: July 11, 2007 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2004 chevrolet suburban. Complaint Number: 10179004 Incident Date: August 14, 2006 Date Added to File: January 18, 2007 Description of the Complaint: 04 suburban speedometer quit working. Vehicle only has 57000 miles on it. Cant see speed and that makes it very dangerous to drive at this point. Your going to be shaking the car around! It is stalling on busy streets and highways no accident yet but very close calls. Now it does not work at all. The rear wheels slowly self center after 10 to 15 seconds.
If this is a common failure then why aren't we fixing it?? Air bag, seat belt, trailer brakes, etc. No sounds, burning smell, nothing. Complaint Number: 10197739 Incident Date: February 3, 2007 Date Added to File: July 28, 2007 Description of the Complaint: 2004 z71 chevy suburban, broken speedometer. Complaint Number: 10186787 Incident Date: November 23, 2006 Date Added to File: April 2, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer on 2004 chevy suburban works sporadically since nov. . Both front tie rod ends at about 100k or so. The failure mileage was approximately 48250.
Power seat adjuster and seat heater quit working. It only lasts a little while. The dealer stated that the steering shaft needed to be replaced and they made the replacement. The window was replaced several times and the wire was resoldered back on so many times that I lost track. We started driving again but again once I tried to accelerate or pass another vehicle the Suburban would shut down again. The module will maintain the control value until a new commanded value is needed.
I, like many others can't afford to replace defective parts and therefore drive at unknown speeds Complaint Number: 10184855 Incident Date: January 15, 2007 Date Added to File: March 12, 2007 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2004 chevy suburban lt and the speedometer is stuck and runs wildly on occasion. They either say they have replaced a sensor, tightened a loose connection, or no problem found. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. The only event that we thought caused it was the really cold temperatures but its warmer now and completely quit working. The vast majority of vehicles I have owned have been manufactured by General Motors and most of those vehicles happen to be Chevrolet. I have been driving Japanese car for the past 12 years and they all headache free. The engine didn't seem to change its running speed as the speedometer fluctuations were occurring.
I told them that was unacceptable because of 2 basic reasons. Some times it says I'm doing 110 mph and people are passing me and my rpms are at 1800. Answered on Mar 29, 2017 348 views You would have to take the rear trim quarter panel off to get at it. Reads speeds over 30 mph while standing still, 120 mph while going 40mph, or nothing at all. I researched this on the internet have found many many problems with the speedometer on this vehicle. Make sure they are inflated to the correct pressure, the tyres aren't damaged or badly worn and they are all balanced.
Answered on Sep 27, 2017 221 views Automatic climate control or manual? I'm afraid something is going to break. I am not sure if left unfixed what might happen, but I really do not want to get in an accident and hurt myself or others. This has been going on for over a year. Answered on Jan 13, 2018 Check the grounding wires behind the front left tire. Worn ones make noise when cornering. Then all of a sudden I am driving down the interstate and it would go to 120 again. Chevy dealership acknowledges that this is common problem but only provides special issue service for vehicles between 70,000 to 80,000 miles on odometer.
It is not unusual for this potentiometer to wear causing loss of signal at various positions, which then will cause erratic movements of the door if the circuit fails to open circuit or shorting, the door will default to fully open or closed - i. Answered on Jan 13, 2018 35 views Check the grounding wires behind the front left tire. This is when my first bearing failed while out of town. Complaint Number: 10182840 Incident Date: February 13, 2005 Date Added to File: February 17, 2007 Description of the Complaint: 4 days ago I noticed that my speedometer arrow was all the way top the right. Vehicle gives no warning, no lights light up, just all of a sudden no power.
The gauge cluster stopped working. The day before this occurred I noticed that the stability control system would randomly engage during straight driving on a perfectly dry surface. Once the wheels are off the ground, Spin the wheel by hand with a bit of force and listen to the wheel. Hopefully someone will read this prior to purchasing a Chevy or a suburban and not make the same mistake. It's not under the dash! They said a lot of people have had this happen and it may only be a temporary fix. I voiced my concern that something within the suspension was affecting the alignment to fail. At some point in time, I will add another post in regards to the newly developing soap opera with the five 2015 Chevy Express vans I mention above part of the suspension fell off one, another caught fire, and steering has failed on a third.
Registers between 35 and 120 mph when car is stopped. Be sure to check the red output wire is not shorting. Drove 43 miles on a friday afternoon in traffic to find a dealer with a product as advertised, in better condition than many others i saw and worked with me on price. After a few days it was normal then all of a sudden it does not register at all. It is not normal wear and tear, as evidenced by the huge of vehicles affected and it should be a recall item, as it affects safety. Anybody with the same issues. Bought this vehicle a few days before the first incident.