Instrument Panel problems of the 2003 GMC Yukon - part 1

72 problems related to instrument panel have been reported for the 2003 GMC Yukon. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2003 GMC Yukon based on all problems reported for the 2003 Yukon.

car   Instrument Panel problem 1
Failure Date: 03/01/2013

Have a 2003 Yukon denali and when it hit the 131000 miles mark the fuel gauge stopped working leaving me to tell how much gas I had left using the automatic computer telling you how many miles to empty. Next the oil gauges stopped working. My speedometer quite working leaving me to not knowing the speed I am traveling this quite working while I was driving down a highway. To make matters worse my rpms are starting to go goofy which means that to is going to stop working as well. I was told that having my dash taken off and fixed could run anywhere between 700$ not including labor fees. Which is crazy that GMC doesn't stand behind its work. People cant afford to be paying for this to get fixed let alone speeding tickets. I believe something needs to be done after reading about so many people have this same problem with the all having the same year Yukon denali. . You pay all this money for a vehicle and something like this happens!!!.

car   Instrument Panel problem 2
Failure Date: 04/11/2012

The contact owns a 2003 GMC Yukon denali. The contact was driving 60 mph when all of the gauges on the instrument panel became stuck and some were providing inaccurate readings including the fuel gauge and the speedometer. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 90,000.

car   Instrument Panel problem 3
Failure Date: 07/09/2010

While driving on a trip the speedometer in my 2003 GMC Yukon denali froze on 72 mph. Speedometer remained stuck on 72 mph for the next 2 hours, still showing 72 mph even when the vehicle was completely stopped. I shut the car off and restarted it whenever possible for the next 2 hours. Each time after I would restart the vehicle the speedometer would drop slightly (about 5 - 10 mph at a time) till it reached 36mph, then it would not drop any lower. Speedometer remained stuck on 36 mph for 2 days. I eventually disconnected the vehicles battery for approx. 30 minutes. After reconnecting battery speedometer appeared to correct itself. During the next month I have had numerous, sporadic incidents where the speedometer will freeze up while driving. This is a very unsafe and potentially dangerous situation. Also the light directly behind the speedometer has burnt out, as well as numerous other gauge, switch, and indicator lights.

car   Instrument Panel problem 4
Failure Date: 04/05/2010

Recall for the speedometer in 2003/2004 the there was a recall in 2003/2004 for the speedometer and when I took my car in for another problem I showed the recall letter and they said they only could change it if there was any problem. Past 7 years and less than 70,000 miles the speedometer stopped working when I parked my car. I took my car in to get fixed and they charge me for it, because it has passed 7 years and the warranty for the recall had expired. If there was a problem before they knew it that sooner or later we would have a problem with the speedometer. This is safety if someone drives a car in the freeway and the speedometer just stopped, what it's going to happen if you don't know your speed.

car   Instrument Panel problem 5
Failure Date: 01/17/2010

Due to an accident and every time I put my truck in the shop something else is wrong, nasty people at statefarm insurance. There has been a recall on my truck and no one would fix it the gauges is one.

car   Instrument Panel problem 6
Failure Date: 12/19/2009

2003 GMC Yukon - speedometer stopped working. This appears a common problem and is a safety concern as it is extremely difficult to monitor and maintain speed appropirately.

car   Instrument Panel problem 7
Failure Date: 12/10/2009

2003 GMC Yukon xl with 118,000 miles on it recently began to have a malfunctioning speedometer, especially in cold weather. I was about to get itt repaired, when I learned from another owner of 2 Yukon/suburban suvs that the same thing happened to their vehicles at about 100,000 miles. If this is a systemic issue in that class of vehicles, there should be a recall and a company-initiated repair of the issue. It is unsafe not to know one's speed.

car   Instrument Panel problem 8
Failure Date: 08/28/2009

2003 Yukon xl with 105, 000 miles speedometer not working properly, spoke with GMC was advised there is a special coverage to repair this known problem, but since I am over the mileage not the years they won't do anything. All I want is the part and I will pay for the labor that's only fair. I have 4 drivers in the family and it is unsafe for them to drive. We never know when the speedometer will stop working.

car   Instrument Panel problem 9
Failure Date: 02/01/2009

Speedometer has quit working. We had an 2004 impala that there was a recall on the speedometer, thought there might be on this one also.

car   Instrument Panel problem 10
Failure Date: 12/02/2008

Left turn signal: when signaling left, the turn signal indicators (arrows) on the instrument panel display both arrows (left and right) as though the hazard button has been used. Took to the dealer and they indicated it was the turn signal switch. They replaced the turn signal switch at my expense (301. 23 plus 42. 50 to diagnose). Ten minutes down the road for a lane change to the left, I signaled and the same thing happened (both arrows flashing). I have no idea what the cars around me see in regards to my lights. I have notified the dealer.

car   Instrument Panel problem 11
Failure Date: 11/01/2008

Speedometer, tachometer, oil pressure gauge read incorrectly or not all . Intermittent problem. The issue comes on gradually so there is a period of time with the speedometer you really dot not know how fast you are traveling. With some simple research on the internet it is obvious this is a common problem across gm line.

car   Instrument Panel problem 12
Failure Date: 09/01/2008

My vehicle is a 2003 GMC Yukon. The speedometer is not registering, and when (the gauge) is trying to operate, the vehicle hesitates while accelerating and the gauge does the same as well as the gas gauge. I know all my dashboard gauges need to be checked for malfunction. This began two weeks ago, I called doug henry of farmville to check my vehicle for recalls, only to find out it is not listed. My husband has a 2003 GMC Yukon xl, he received a letter describing this problem and got information to get it fixed free of charge. I am not responsible for this problem and I believe there are other vehicles affected in this particular recall.

car   Instrument Panel problem 13
Failure Date: 04/07/2008

I have recently purchased a 2003 GMC Yukon xl and since I bought this car I have had several problems with the speed odometer sticking at different mph or just not working all the way around. It was never the whole cluster that went out, just the odometer. I spoke to several different people I know that own anything from the GMC Yukon to the chevy suburban (total of 9 people from texas to oklahoma) and each one of them have also had this same problem. I have recently got the problem fixed. To which the receipt from the dealership states they replaced the whole cluster.

car   Instrument Panel problem 14
Failure Date: 04/04/2008

While driving down the road, tachometer stopped working. Tachometer would either show 8,000 rpms or zero rpms no matter what speed or payload was on vehicle.

car   Instrument Panel problem 15
Failure Date: 03/21/2008

Speedometer was erratic then stopped working completely (reads 0 at any speed) on my '03 Yukon.

car   Instrument Panel problem 16
Failure Date: 02/22/2008

My speedometer on my '03 Yukon does not work correctly. When I'm not even moving at times it tells me that I'm going 60 mph.

car   Instrument Panel problem 17
Failure Date: 02/11/2008

Speedometer indicator settles at various places when stopped, and indicate inaccurate forward travel speed. As an example, the speedo will indicate 90mph when actually traveling 55mph. The settle point, and resulting indicator position at any speed is random. I have been reading several forums about the high rate of this type of failure in GMC vehicles, and feel that it is certainly a recall item.

car   Instrument Panel problem 18
Failure Date: 01/23/2008

Speedometer failure.

car   Instrument Panel problem 19
Failure Date: 01/19/2008

(1) there were no events leading up to the failure. (2) rpm gauge gets stuck on an rpm and will stay there and speedometer wont go to 0 lowest it goes is 10mph (3) haven't had a chance to correct this problem.

car   Instrument Panel problem 20
Failure Date: 01/10/2008

Speedometer just stopped working after not reflecting correct speeds on highway. . . . Have read very similar accounts on the web.

car   Instrument Panel problem 21
Failure Date: 12/21/2007

Speedometer sometimes reads zero when do 70 mph and sometimes reads lower than actual speed.

car   Instrument Panel problem 22
Failure Date: 11/04/2007

The contact owns a 2003 GMC Yukon. The contact received a letter that stated she would experience failures with her vehicle's instrument panel gauges. The dial may stick, flutter, or become inoperable, which may result in inaccurate readings from the speedometer and fuel gauge. She called the dealer and was informed that her vehicle was over the 70,000 mile or seven year limit. The current and failure mileages were 89,437. Updated 01-10-08. Updated 01/08/08.

car   Instrument Panel problem 23
Failure Date: 10/21/2007

While driving my 2003 GMC Yukon the speedometer began acting erratically. Travel at 55 - 60 mph shows 60 -120 mph it is now stuck at 70 mph while parked with the ignition off.

car   Instrument Panel problem 24
Failure Date: 10/18/2007

The contact owns a 2003 GMC Yukon denali xl. While driving approximately 55 mph, the speedometer displayed zero and then increased to over 100 mph. The fuel and water gauges indicated that the vehicle was empty when the contact fills it up. The dealer acknowledged the failures and stated that only vehicles with 70,000 miles or less would be covered under warranty. The vehicle has not been repaired. He filed a formal complaint with the manufacturer. The current and failure mileages were 98,000.

car   Instrument Panel problem 25
Failure Date: 10/02/2007

I received a letter on a re-call on the instrument panel gauge may stick, flutter, or become inoperative. This may cause inaccurate readings, including the speedometer and fuel gauge. Manufacturer will replace at no charge if your under the warranty 7 years or 70,000 miles which I fill is very cleaver for them.

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