Instrument Panel problems of the 2003 GMC Sierra

15 problems related to instrument panel have been reported for the 2003 GMC Sierra. The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car   Instrument Panel problem 1
Failure Date: 07/01/2014

2003 GMC Sierra. Consumer writes in regards to a speedometer failure. The consumer stated she was driving 55 mph. However, the speedometer showed 100 mph. It went on for a couple of days and then went back to normal. The next day, the speedometer was acting erratic again. The consumer took the vehicle to the dealer, hoping it would be something small, but it turned out to be a $700 expense.

car   Instrument Panel problem 2
Failure Date: 01/15/2009

Speedometer fails to work. It occurs continuously. Nothing has been done to fix the problem.

car   Instrument Panel problem 3
Failure Date: 11/05/2007

1. Started vehicle and speedometer indicated 50 mph. Speedometer increased as speed increased and decreased as speed decreased. When vehicle is turned off speedometer indicates 50 mph. 2. Unable to correctly determine true speed of vehicle. 3. None.

car   Instrument Panel problem 4
Failure Date: 09/27/2007

The contact owns a 2003 GMC Sierra. The contact stated that the speedometer failed at various speeds. While idling at a stop sign, the speedometer would display 160 mph. While driving, the speedometer would remain at zero. The failure began on September 27, 2007 and has been occurring intermittently. The vehicle was taken in for repair on October 1, 2007. The current and failure mileages were 11,108.

car   Instrument Panel problem 5
Failure Date: 08/10/2007

Instrument cluster inoperative. 2003 GMC Sierra pick up. Received a letter from gm and due to the mileage they will not repair the cluster even though the vehicle is within the date range. The mileage listed is not reasonable since they only allow 10k per year. They were called when I received the letter at 104k and now at 111k they can only apologize for the problem but not fix it under warranty. I feel it is a safety issue but they do not. So I am having it fixed for almost 600 dollars with no help from gm. This should be a recall since they knew of the problem and it has occurred enough to warrant sending out letters notifying the owners of a potential problem.

car   Instrument Panel problem 6
Failure Date: 05/15/2007

The contact owns a 2003 GMC Sierra. While driving approximately 65 mph under any conditions, the vehicle's odometer fails. The failure occurs when the vehicle stops and starts. The contact would have to shut the vehicle off and restart it in order to make the speedometer work properly. The failure occurs intermittently. The dealer stated that the instrument panel needed to be replaced. The current and failure mileages were 27,051. The speedometer would not function after driving 45 minutes when on cruise control. Updated 06/13/07.

car   Instrument Panel problem 7
Failure Date: 03/29/2007

Speedometer failure while driving. . Had no idea how fast I was going, ended up getting a speeding ticket and had to get it repaired per police officer.

car   Instrument Panel problem 8
Failure Date: 03/05/2007

I own a 2003 GMC Sierra with 39,543 miles as of 3/5/07. A couple of months ago the speedometer began reading erratically and has now completely quit working. In doing some research on the internet I see I'm not the only person that is having this problem.

car   Instrument Panel problem 9
Failure Date: 02/28/2007

Speedometer failure. Replaced at a cost od approximately $450. 00. Failure on my other truck. GMC 2500hd 4x4 in 2006.

car   Instrument Panel problem 10
Failure Date: 01/04/2007

The speedometer needle on my 2003 GMC Sierra truck is stuck at 140 mph. I was stopped by a police officer for an unrelated incident and was issued a citation for having a broken speedometer. I need to get it fixed, but GMC dealer is not cooperating.

car   Instrument Panel problem 11
Failure Date: 12/04/2006

Speedometer on 2003 GMC Sierra fails constantly and when it works, it works erratically the heat gauge, and battery gauge work part of the time or erratically or do not work at all. I've read message boards of others that have complained of the same problem on 2003 GMC.

car   Instrument Panel problem 12
Failure Date: 08/05/2006

Speedometer started working intermittently, registering 80 mph at complete stop. Would gradually reset to 0 mph at a stop then started registering 120 mph at complete stop and will not move off that speed.

car   Instrument Panel problem 13
Failure Date: 02/19/2006

The transmission clunks when shifting from 2nd - 3 rd and at times the engine will rev and finally it will take off, this has caused an issue when going through an intersection. The dealership attempted four repairs and it is not fixed. The issue started when the vehicle had 6k miles on it and it is getting worse. The speedometer is sporadic in that it will show speed reduction/increase in segments - as if it were sticking. The erroneous speed indication causes an issue when going too slow or too fast in traffic.

car   Instrument Panel problem 14
Failure Date: 03/18/2005

Driving my 2003 GMC Sierra and the speedometer went out , it was going 100 miles per hour when I was going around 50 - 55 ? hard to tell it never right any more and I only have 58,000 on the odometer . This a safety problem and GMC should recall these clusters before people start getting hert because the speed is way of , and the dealers want use to pay around 1200. 00 to fix. This is a GMC fix not.

car   Instrument Panel problem 15
Failure Date: 12/18/2004

The speedometer on my 2003 GMC Sierra stopped working. First it would give inaccurate readings, then it stopped working all together.

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