For verified failures between 70,001 miles 110,001 km and 80,000 miles 130,000 km on U. Not sure what kind of recall dose that. Complaint Number: 10176097 Incident Date: December 9, 2006 Date Added to File: December 14, 2006 Description of the Complaint: One day while traveling on the highway at around 70 mph, the speedometer was acting strange. Complaint Number: 10195908 Incident Date: March 10, 2007 Date Added to File: July 9, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Failure of speedometer. In researching the internet, I see that this is a common problem and that chevy will only fix it if you have less than 70,000 miles.
I believe chevrolet should take care of this problem because it is an obvious manufacturing defect and could lead to injury. Complaint Number: 10256001 Incident Date: January 14, 2009 Date Added to File: January 22, 2009 Description of the Complaint: I own a 2004 chevy tahoe. Let's do something about this! Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. Complaint Number: 10260204 Incident Date: November 25, 2008 Date Added to File: February 27, 2009 Description of the Complaint: 2004 chevrolet tahoe speedometer cluster failed around thanksgiving 2008 while I was out of state and not near a chevrolet dealership. Never resets to 0 when the vehicle is off. The contact was unable to determine the speed while driving the vehicle.
I have over 100,000 miles on my car and I consider it a safety hazard. I had to take my vehicle to the dealership and have the instrument cluster replaced with an instrument cluster that had been repaired. When parked it would read 45- 60 mph. This results in the inaccurate reporting of vehicle speed. I am a single mom and given what I have paid for my vehicle used I simply cant afford to pay the extra 400 dollars to fix the problem that obviously began during manufacturing. Then eventually it stopped working all together.
No trigger event, it just started doing it. When you stop it stays at 120 until you restart the vehicle then it will only come down maybe to 80 when you are standing still. Speedometer shows 20 miles an hour when traveling at least 60 miles per hour. Complaint Number: 10179096 Incident Date: January 1, 2007 Date Added to File: January 18, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Speedometer stuck at 120 mph at all times. After reading so many testimonials of disappointed drivers who were like me, thrown into the uncertainty of how fast or slow they were going, I felt compelled to write to you.
When the contact turned off the vehicle, the speedometer displayed 10 mph. Complaint Number: 10172149 Incident Date: October 1, 2006 Date Added to File: October 30, 2006 Description of the Complaint: 2004 chevy tahoe speedometer failure - a common problem and unsafe. On January 14, 2009, my speedometer started malfunctioning. They are completely no reliable. This problem seems to be a reoccuring issue with many users of a '04 chevy Tahoe - I would think this would warrant a recall if this many people are having the same problem. Then oil and gas gauge started to error. The failure mileage was 77,000 and current mileage was 98,000.
If chevrolet takes pride in there vehicles they will do a recall on this problem and fix it for all of us who drive there vehicles. Put in a new cigarette lighter fuse and the door locks worked again! This is a safety issue and I have seen on topic. Complaint Number: 10176591 Incident Date: December 17, 2006 Date Added to File: December 19, 2006 Description of the Complaint: Faulty speedometer in 2004 chevy tahoe. This is a severe safety issue and this defect is a problem the manufacturer should repair at no charge. The speedometer is grossly inaccurate and functions erratically when it does function. It was an easy install, taking about 15 minutes to do the swap. Complaint Number: 10178726 Incident Date: January 15, 2007 Date Added to File: January 15, 2007 Description of the Complaint: My speedometer has gone faulty.
It will read anything from 0-120 mph at any speed. Today it wouldn't go lower than 60. It's now been a few days and the speedometer isn't working correctly at all. I now have 71,500 miles on the vehicle. Checked all fuses no blown ones to be found. Speedometer failure occurred at approximately 42k miles.
Complaint Number: 10176034 Incident Date: October 1, 2006 Date Added to File: December 13, 2006 Description of the Complaint: 2004 chevy tahoe speedometer and associated gauges read erratic. Then, the speedometer started acting erratically, going from 55 mph to 120 mph in like seconds. In researching the internet, I see that this is a common problem and that Chevy will only fix it if you have less than 70,000 miles. Complaint Number: 10293445 Incident Date: March 12, 2009 Date Added to File: November 24, 2009 Description of the Complaint: 2004 chevy tahoe electrical system: instrument panel. I won't be able to get my vehicle into the dealership until next week.
The failure mileage was 77,000 and current mileage was 98,000. Will never purchase another gm vehicle again as their practices are not helpful to their customers. When the vehicle was stopped, the dial would display 30 mph. In order to get the speedometer to zero out you have to turn the car on and off until the needle drops to zero. This has became a major safety concern when traveling at highway speeds and the speedometer reads 70 mph, but until you pass another vehicle and get a sense of your actual speed that I realize the speedometer is stuck, and I really am traveling closer to 85 or 90. Special Coverage Adjustment This special coverage covers the condition described above for a period of 7 years or 70,000 miles 110,000 km , whichever occurs first, from the date the vehicle was originally placed in service, regardless of ownership. They said it was the gage cluster going out and there have been lots of them recently coming in with this problem.