if you have recently installed a new stereo deck this may be why: there is a wire that dimms and brightens the display on your stock stereo (which is connected to your dash and tail lights) and most after market stereos do not have a place to wire this in, so some time the wire is just pushed back into the dash and it ends up grounding out and blowing the fuse. if this is the situation, pull the stereo back out and make sure that all of the wires that were connected to the stock stereo and now are not connected to the new one, are cut back (just the uninsullated part of the wire, not the entire wire) so that no copper wires are sticking out past the insullation, then cap the ends with wire nuts and wrap elecrical tape around the wire nut and the wire ( since electrical tape streches make sure that you wrap the tape in the same direction you tightened the wire nut, to keep the wire nut from coming loose or falling off, cause since it is in a vehicle there will be quite a bit of vibration.) however if this is not the case and you have not insalled a new stereo, i would try and replace the fuse, and if it blows open again then you have a short some where in the circuit. i hope that this helps you!
The tail light assemblies on late-90s Chevrolets have a tendency to turn defective after about 5 or 6 years. This could be your tail light problem.
i just wanted a picture of the gauges because i have problems with my 2001 Chevy Malibu
check the fuse under gauges
Check fuse labeled Gauges.
A wire going to the battery broke off, when it was reconnected the gauges and lights on the gauges start working again, however the speedometer and the tachometer did not operate.
If your Chevy trailblazer 2004 gauges are not working, check your fuel pump.
You may have an electrical problem. need a professional tech to look at it. I just found out that it is a gauge cluster problem. This is not the first time I heard this as I did call the dealership and explained to the mechanic what was happening, he said and the same thing. It is not uncommon for this problem in trailblazers. If the gauges are not working, then your battery is not getting charged up.
There is no fuse just for the speedometer. If the speedometer is not working, you may have a problem in the dash gauges cluster, or a vehicle speed sensor problem.
If all of the gauges stopped working there is probably a blown fuse in the right side of the console in the car or out under the hood in that fuse box. If all of the fuses are good then there is likely a bad gauge cluster or a wiring problem.
I have had a similar problem with my 1998 Chevy Malibu. I am going to assume your car has the 3.1 litre engine. The very first thing you need to check is fuse 37 underneath the hood of your car, the fuse box located on the drivers side, that is near the master cylinder. When I replaced that fuse my 2 gauges both began working again.
Take it to the dealer and let them put there gauges on them to get them set right.
Take it to the dealer and let them put the gauges on them to get them set right.
It sounds as if you have a defective ignition switch. The next time it happens you need to turn the key slightly. If it starts working then the ignition switch is bad.
vehicle speed sensor may be your problem
We have a 99 with the same problem. I've spoken with three others with the same problem. Gauges go out, come back on then go out for days at a time. When they do come back on, the fuel and odometer stay off. Great not knowing how much gas you have these days.
Is it all the gauges or some? You make have to take the instrumental cluster apart. Make sure all the hardness for the gauges are all connected.
my 1998 doge ram van, all my gauges are not working
Why dashboard gauges stopped working on a 2000 Jeep Laredo
Lose of power or ground since all the gauges quit working.
The power or ground connections to the instrument cluster could be bad. Check the fuses, then the wiring to the dash to find a common problem for the heat, gauges and speedometer.
There are numerous reasons that can cause the gauges to stop working. In my case, I found a pin on one of the printed circuit boards that had never been soldered. This pin supplied 12 DC power from one board to the other and was black from arcing over the years. This was an intermittent problem that would cause the gauges to come and go. I soldered the pin and the instrument cluster has been working flawlessly ever since. Bad grounds are often the cause for electrical problems in Corvettes.
check your fuses first
Certain Ions have an orange wire in the trunk that can rest on the floor by the battery. There is a connector that corrodes due to moisture in the trunk, causing gauges to become inop Check that connector for corrosion
This needs the work of a professional. Take it to a garage. Check fuse marked gauges. If it's bad replace with correct fuse. If it blows there is short or maybe some after market accessory installed incorrectly.