You always want to check voltage and ground circuits, for lamps. I followed those directions had voltage everywhere I should. Some components may have multiple fuses, so make sure you check all of the fuses that are linked to the component in question. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2014-present. You can also idle the truck with the lights off by starting it with the parking brake applied.
Nevertheless, were starting to see the same complaints on the newer trucks that run from 2007 through 2013. If your Suburban 1500 is experiencing electrical problems, you should always check the fuses first, because they are relatively easy to check and cheap to change. I will check that fuse tomorrow. The owner gave up on me and says he can live with turning on the dome to see the dash, he doesn't drive at night too much. Don't take for granted that just because the fuse looks good it's ok. Radio aftermarket is also fine.
Instrument Cluster and Power Problems I just finished an article about. You can find the underhood fuse box in the driver's side of the engine bay next to the power steering fluid reservoir. From looking at my wiring diagrams 02 the Body Control Module controls the dimming circuits based on the input from the light switch. But all is working fine now Thank you again. If you need to replace a blown fuse in your Silverado 1500, make sure you replace it with one that has the same amperage as the blown fuse. I was fed up, I decided to have them fix it, I left the truck there, they called me a little bit ago advised me they had found nothing wrong other than the posibility of a faulty new headlight switch and I could pick it up.
Ground for the courtesy lamps goes through the courtesy lamp relay. Fuse Block of underhood fuse box. Hope its one of them and not something else. Could be a problem in the communication bus. Types of Fuses There is no one standard fuse, no matter what you drive.
If your Silverado 1500 has many options like a sunroof, navigation, heated seats, etc, the more fuses it has. But I had the same problem as 02Chevy on a 98 model which uses basically the same style switch as these models and that corrected the problem. The underside of the fuse box cover also has a fuse location diagram. If there is no power coming to the fuse box, my first suggestion is to check the switch itself. The gear indicator screen is fine and the Message Center screen is fine.
Chevrolet started an exchange program for internal instrument cluster problems that include stepper motor failures. If you want to see what else we cover here visit. If it were bad you would lose more than your interior lights though. Thanks for reading Stu Hanson Have you checked the door switch? So basically you have no background lights in any switch, control panel, etc. If your Suburban 1500 has many options like a sunroof, navigation, heated seats, etc, the more fuses it has. This harness is the one that goes into a box that is mounted to the firewall just to the left of the brake pedal. I've been screwing around with this thing for a little while and no luck in the regular fuse box.
Truck once warm will studer and fie or just die wait a few minutd and it will stsrt. The fuse box es in your Chevy Silverado contains dozens of fuses, with each controlling one or more components of your truck's overall electrical system. That should tell us if problem is before the fuse or after. I will include an image of the wiring diagram below so that you can do some power testing. Also note that improperly installed wiring tapping power and ground in the wrong locations can create challenging. Any help is very appreciated. .
I've had the same problem but been too lazy to fix it. This can come in handy if the plastic fuse puller is missing and you don't have needle nose pliers. I even had the service mgr out, he couldn't find anything. I put the new switch in and everything worked. Generally, the bigger the fuse, the higher its amperage A —the flow of current supplying a component with its required amount of power. In some cases, an overheating component can also cause an electrical fire.