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Chevrolet Tahoe, Lights, SUV
#3 of 22 Re: 2002 Tahoe Dash lights burning out [macman1234]
Dec 27, 2006 (9:40 am)
I have a 99 Chevy Suburban, same problem. It is pretty pesky at night, groping for the favorite radio stations. I was given a very high price to fix the radio lights in particular, by the dealer. A friend who also owns a repair shop suggested it would be way cheaper to put in a new radio. That won't help with the other lights though. Glad to know I am not the only one.
Warning--not long after this problem, my driver's side seat heater burned up and literally burned a hole in my seat from underneath before I shut it off. I live in a cold climate so I used it a lot, but STILL! It was literally smoking, then charred a hole the size of a cigarette tip--and I don't smoke! If it hadn't happened TO ME while I was driving, I would have sworn someone else was careless in my car. Moral of the story is, the Chevy electronics just wear out!!!
#4 of 22 2002 tahoe rear defost and rear wiper
Jan 10, 2007 (1:14 pm)
Both my rear defost and wiper have been intermit and now they both are not working. I see they are on different circuits. Any ideas would be help full before I take it to the over priced dealer.
#5 of 22 1996 Tahoe and 2005 Suburban
Dec 05, 2007 (10:42 am)
I had a 96 Tahoe and now a 2005 suburban and the dash lights have been burning out on both. The tahoe started on the radio and then moved to the gauges. The suburban is only 2 years old, but half the radio lights are out and one gauge light. Thing is, about a year into the ownership, the radio was replaced due to malfunction. So, lights are burning out after only 1 year.
Is there any way to handle this?
#6 of 22 Re: 2002 Tahoe Dash lights burning out [macman1234]
Dec 06, 2007 (12:06 pm)
I have a tahoe 2004 with the same problem in the staring wheel and I went to radio shack get some of the tiny bulbs and replaced them. did it that way because dont know if the dealer was going to charge me for that I have a solder so the bulbs only cost me about $5.00.
#7 of 22 Re: 2002 Tahoe Dash lights burning out [tecej25]
Mar 11, 2008 (5:58 am)
You can also got to superbrightled.com and get # 74 mini leds and replace them with a color or just a brighter white. i have a dark blue tahoe and did the blue leds and it looks great!!
#8 of 22 Re: 2002 Tahoe Dash lights burning out [dmoore9090]
Dec 03, 2008 (7:45 am)
I have a 2002 Tahoe and the lights on my dashboard and radio went out. I took it to the dealership yesterday and they fixed it. However, where the icons are such as the gas pump etc., they light up, but the words do not. They told me the wording does not light up, anyone know if this true?
#9 of 22 Tahoe Instrument Panel Lights
Dec 07, 2008 (8:47 am)
I have a 2001 Tahoe and the Instrument Panel Lamp Dimmer only works in the "total on" position making me believe the assembly needs to be replaced. I can purchase the "Headlamp Switch / Instrument Panel Lamp Dimmer Assembly", AC Delco Part #D1534G online. Is this difficult for me to install or do I have to go to a dealer? I don't know how to remove the dashboard. Do you know where I could find installation instructions?
#10 of 22 replacing steering wheel bulbs
Mar 14, 2010 (7:58 am)
How do I get to the bulbs to replace them? I tried prying off the covers without success. Didn't want to use too much force and break them.
#11 of 22 Re: 2002 Tahoe Dash lights burning out [cthegraves]
Aug 29, 2010 (1:00 pm)
Know it's been a couple of years since you posted this, but I'm having the problem where the lights and radio went out. What did the dealer do to fix it?
#12 of 22 Re: 2002 tahoe rear defost and rear wiper [otool]
Dec 03, 2010 (2:52 pm)
I would look for a connector at the rear door or tail gate. Check to see if it has gotten wet. Pick up a spray can of electrical cleaner at the auto parts store, pull the connector a part and spray both half's with the cleaner. Being two different circuits will not stop Chevy from running them through the same connector(s). I hope this helps!