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Old January 25th, 2013, 02:09 PM   #1
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whoops, too much burnout

Doing a top fuel style burnout in my 08 silverado, and instead of shifting it bounced off the revlimiter in first gear, wouldn't shift into second and the speedometer quit working temporarily. Came to a stop and everything started working again. Today, two weeks later, same thing happened under normal acceleration. Pulled over, and everything started working again. So what the deal is?
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Old January 25th, 2013, 02:14 PM   #2
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Have you checked fluid level?
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Old January 25th, 2013, 02:35 PM   #3
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I think your truck don't like you beating the shit out of it.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 02:41 PM   #4
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I think your truck don't like you beating the shit out of it.
That and I sence that your "big brother computer" is stepping in. My 2006 you couldnt squeel the tires if you tried and their was no way to turn the computer or "torque management" off, have the computer flashed and its a diffrent story all together.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 03:01 PM   #5
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Have you checked fluid level?
Not yet, where is the speedometer fluid?
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Old January 25th, 2013, 03:02 PM   #6
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I think your truck don't like you beating the shit out of it.
Bought it new, has 281,+++ miles now. Its too late to treat it any different
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Old January 25th, 2013, 04:04 PM   #7
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Not yet, where is the speedometer fluid?
They put it next to the blinker fluid tank.

Might be a glitch in the speed sensor since it seems to only affect the speedo.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 04:47 PM   #8
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It's a chevy! Enough said
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Old January 25th, 2013, 05:37 PM   #9
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Kinda seems like your computer got something fried in it; it's a darn good guess that it's computer related; after you check the fluid of course
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Old January 25th, 2013, 05:39 PM   #10
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Speed sensor is magnetic, sources say if I pull it and clean it I should be fine. We shall see...
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Old January 25th, 2013, 05:40 PM   #11
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Yeah! Murica!
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Old January 25th, 2013, 06:09 PM   #12
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The clusters in those trucks are known for having problems and I think there was a recall.

I got one for my truck but never took it in and never had a problem.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 07:32 PM   #13
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just had a coworker with this same issue ended up being his battery was going bad supposedly he put in a new battery and no issues for several months now
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Old January 25th, 2013, 08:11 PM   #14
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Bought it new, has 281,+++ miles now. Its too late to treat it any different
you drive 56,000 miles a year? wtf do you do for a living?
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Old January 25th, 2013, 08:13 PM   #15
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It's all the top fuel burnouts
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Old January 25th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #16
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you drive 56,000 miles a year? wtf do you do for a living?
Why is this hard to comprehend? I do about 50k the last 4 years
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Old January 25th, 2013, 08:57 PM   #17
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I do 50-70k a year in my work truck. No burnouts. Not even on ice.... Even when I try!
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Old January 25th, 2013, 09:31 PM   #18
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you drive 56,000 miles a year? wtf do you do for a living?
I have a real long driveway
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Old January 26th, 2013, 07:56 AM   #19
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I have a real long driveway
Hahaaaaha


I drive about 1/10 of that a year.
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