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kilroypr04-22-2004, 11:53 AMDo not install a bigger fuse. Ill let ya know what happens when she gets back. after this happened, when i got home i turned off the car, and turned it back on hoping it would just start working again, but....nope, it didnt. Im hoping that the battery just got drained b/c of that blown fuse. Source

Do not install a bigger fuse. :nono: twstice04-24-2004, 02:51 PMyea, im gunna take it to an electromechanic monday. like the battery is really low... kilroypr04-18-2004, 02:41 PMWell that is better suited to an electromechanic. Looks like the BCU does not detect that the car is supposed to be running and behaves like the ignition key is off. anchor

Dashboard Gauges Dont Work

I was driving home and all of the sudden i hear this click sound and my doors unlocked and the tachometer, speedometer, gas gauge, and Heads up Display (HUD), all stopped kilroypr04-25-2004, 11:45 PMNO idea Add your comment to this topic! That would explain the chime when you turn the lights on at night :lol2:. there was a little 10A fuse blown, i think it was called I/P Electronics Ignition Feed.

oh yea....something i left out..... but where is the BCU? im taking my car to have the tires balanced tomorrow and my mom said we will mention what's goin on to the mechanic, maybe he can trace the problem down easy. None Of My Gauges Work On My Dashboard Could be the ignition switch(the cable bunch under the the dash/driver's side) or the BCU(Body control Unit) going Bezerk In my case when the Ignition Switch failed the DIC worked whenever

Automotive Forums .com Car Chat > Pontiac > Grand Prix > Dashboard -speedo, tach, HUD, and gas gauges stopped working! Car Gauges Stop Working While Driving kilroypr04-18-2004, 02:10 PMThe BCU, I have never looked for it on my GTP. Hopefully everything is back to normal now.

help plz Dashboard -speedo, tach, HUD, and gas gauges stopped working!

but on a sadder note, the fuse blew again today on the way home, so...it looks like im gunna have to keep replacing fuses unless i can find where the short Dash Gauges Not Working Silverado help plz twstice04-18-2004, 01:11 PMThe weirdest thing happened today..... And in my case when the ignition switch failed everything looks normal the problem was inside the connector itself. kilroypr04-18-2004, 01:36 PMMan 2 things.

Car Gauges Stop Working While Driving

but i guess its not that easy this time. read this post here my tachometer and/or speedometer have all of the sudden stopped workin 2 or 3 times before this happened, but those 2-3 times all i had to do was hit the dashboard Dashboard Gauges Dont Work thanks for ur help. Dashboard Gauges Not Working Problems If anyone can help i would greatly appreciate it. ..thanks..

or maybe it would be safe to put a 15A fuse in place of the 10A?? this contact form oh ya, and now when the car is running (like driving down the road) if i turn the head lights on, there is a non stop dinging sound, like if the But have an electromechanic look at it. If you install a bigger fuse any cable could over heat and burn the sorounding material causing a fire on your car. My Instrument Panel Is Not Working

Sorry but I just imagine you and all of the sudden the car starts chming and all the instruments going bezerk twstice04-18-2004, 02:20 PMok, i looked under the dash, and jiglled Show him the fuse and the circuit it goes and let him look for the short circuit. im going to jump it off my moms car when she gets home. http://haiteq.com/not-working/dash-lights-and-gauges-not-working.php twstice04-20-2004, 05:00 PMwell, it cranked up and ran perfect yesterday, and i drove it today, ....it actually works better than ever...lol...

i wonder how much it will cost? Gauge Cluster Lights Not Working What is expensive id finding where the damn cable broke twstice04-19-2004, 05:36 PMtoday, after driving the car again the following symptoms occured: very hesitant acceleration starting out, extremely slow blinking turn kilroypr04-18-2004, 04:59 PMSorry, but if is the cables under the dash then it is not that expensive.

thanks again for ur help.

If you think about what is going on is like the car being off and you playing with the controls twstice04-18-2004, 02:52 PMyea, ...i wish i could just squeeze the right But the by the description you are presenting is more like ignition related. Is like when you turn on the light and open the door that the chime would come on. Instrument Cluster Not Working Chevy Silverado Just go to an electromechanic.

i put another 10A fuse in it and everything on the dash lit up just like it used to, all that is working fine now. ....but i just tried to start but this time, it really screwed up bad. ....but im going to go look at the ignition switch real quick, thanks. do u have any idea? Check This Out Automotive Network, Inc., Copyright ©2016

prolly not....but maybe..? The BCU does not know that the car is running to activate the car instrumentation. I checked a bunch of fuses and didnt find any blown ones.... twstice04-19-2004, 06:14 PMok, ...i just figured out what was wrong with all the stuff on the dash...

Your car has a Short Circuit and if a cable heats to much a fire could develop and would be more expensive or catastrophic than installing 10amps fuses.