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I am having problems...

I am having problems with the instrument cluster. The car runs fine but I am getting several errors on the display and some gauges are not working.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Do you have scan tool or a code reader?

The heads up display is out, the Tach is out, the battery gauge is out, and the display is giving me a low voltage error an is showing Battery 1.2 volts.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

78k

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Chevy?

That would help 1999 c5 corvette

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Corvette yourself? What have you tried so far?

I had a dead battery and just had the starter replaced.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats about it

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Chevy Mechanic: Todd Audette, Chevy Technician replied 8 months ago
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Chevy Mechanic: Todd Audette, Chevy Technician replied 8 months ago

Have you checked any of the fuses?....Did this all begin after the starter was replaced?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Sorry for the delayed response. Had root canal today. OK. I checked all the fuses on passenger side fuse box, all good.
On the way back from dentist things got worse. Now the power windows will not operate (door locks & mirrors work fine), I'm getting a "Reduced Engine Power" warning, all the gauges except the Speedometer are now not functioning. When I start the car all the gauges do the reset but then nothing.
So now to recap:
The oil pressure has no reading, the eng. temp is pegged @ 250, The battery indicator is is 0, The fuel gauge is on empty, the tach. has no reading, the heads up display isn't coming on, the windows on both sides won't work, I'm getting Dash warnings for Low voltage, Battery 1.2V, Service Tire Mon. System, Service Traction System, Service Maint. Soon & Reduced Engine Power...... but the car runs fine. Because of the "Reduced Engine Power" warning I can't even get to the (Diagnostics Holding Options + pressing Fuel 5 Times)
So what do you think???
Chevy Mechanic: Todd Audette, Chevy Technician replied 8 months ago

Wow...Anything that could go wrong apparently has at the same time which is kind of unusual...BUT... i would be looking at every ground in the engine compartment first....corrosion, broken...things like that

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ya what a day. I will get under the hood tomorrow. Meds have taken their toll today. I have a diagram of the 13 grounding points. I will check them all tomorrow. Do you really think that that may be the source of the problems?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I hope it is that simple. I love this car but the ghosts in the electronics have been driving be crazy.
Chevy Mechanic: Todd Audette, Chevy Technician replied 8 months ago

Its not a for sure thing but a possibility when you are having so many malfunctions at the same time

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Chevy Mechanic: Todd Audette, Chevy Technician replied 8 months ago

Just following up to see if you have found anything

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