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Why does my tow haul not work in my 2005 chevy truck

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why does my tow haul not work in my 2005 chevy truck
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: Hal, Chevy Master Tech replied 8 years ago
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Hi my name is Hal.

When you push the button, it doesn't light up the indicator on the dash?

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
no the light on the dash does not light up when I push the button is there a fuse or is something else broke
Chevy Mechanic: Hal, Chevy Master Tech replied 8 years ago

No, the most likely fault is the small orange wires have broken that attach to the shift lever button. You can remove the lower steering column cover or pull the shifter boot out to inspect the wires. They usually break close to the shift lever where the wire bends.

The complete shift lever is the only way it comes. Very easy to replace.

 

Thanks Hal

Let me know if you need more info.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Does that have anything to do with my tachometer not working
Chevy Mechanic: Hal, Chevy Master Tech replied 8 years ago
No the tech is a separate concern. If it is an early model 05 it may qualify for GM special policy, for gages sticking/inoperative. Call dealer with the VIN number so they can see if it qualifies. 7yr/70000 miles part and labor. 70000-80000 part only. They had a bad batch of little motors that run the guages from 03 - middle of 05
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