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the gages were all flipping back and forth all at once. It was making a grating/chattering sound. Now it er,ers when turning ignition on and the honk when locking it with remote is just a tiny sound. When the gages and grrring took place, the clock went back to 12:00 and the trip odometer when set doesnt stay on till trip is over or when shut off it resets itself instead of staying on the trip miles. AC doesnt cool as well. Seems everything is at half power.
2004 Trailblazer xlt. wasnt sure you were going to answer. Asked the question around 3am. When you click the remote twice to lock the vehicle the horn would honk on the second click. The tack odometer resets itself when I turn the vehicle off. The clock does also.
The battery gage shows 14, right in the middle. The parts guy said it registered at 10. So I buy a battery for it. Do you think that will solve the problem? Why the grating, chattering noise and why the reset of the odometer and clock. will this happen when the battery is low? He checked the alternator and they said it was fine. I dont have a lot of money....When the car is running down the road it seems to be ok. I dont want to get the battery and find out it is a switch or wiring. Are you sure it would be the battery/alternator?
Hi new expert here. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will do my best to help you with your problem. This problem is usually caused by bad battery or connection problem but if it seems to be starting ok I would say the battery probably is not the problem, although most auto parts stores will test them for free so that may be a good place to start. While I had the battery accessible I would also take the battery cables off and be sure there is no corrosion, if there is that could be the cause of this problem. If all of this checks to be good it will take quite a bit of diagnosis to determine the problem, it does sound like a connection problem but it could be on the positive or negative side that feeds the systems you are having a problem with. Let me know if you have more questions on this I am always willing to help, Thanks.