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Old 09-07-2005, 10:19 PM   #1
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Hey guys, when I start my car the gages bounce back and forth before they finally settle. Is this normal?
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Yes this is normal.
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Yes this is normal.
not only with gm but with any car its normal including any check engine,airbag,etc...etc light to flash for a few seconds when you start up
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I can't remember but I think someone posted something about this a couple of weeks ago. I think that a GM engineer stated it started with a Corvette because it was COOL?!
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Here is the reason behind the guages, found in the GM H-PLATFORM ENTHUSIAST web site


http://h_body.home.att.net/index.htm
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Here is the reason behind the guages, found in the GM H-PLATFORM ENTHUSIAST web site


http://h_body.home.att.net/index.htm
That was it. Sorry thought someone had posted it. Knew I read it someplace though.
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Yup it is normal my SLE does it too!
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Yes this is normal.
not only with gm but with any car its normal including any check engine,airbag,etc...etc light to flash for a few seconds when you start up
I know thats normal for all cars,but thats not what my car is doing. The needle gages are whipping back and forth several times before settling out. This shouldn't be normal but apperently , it is for this car.
My 99 WS6 Trans Am did the same thing but that was a problem for the car with the IC needing replacement. So thats why this caught my attention and make sure it wans't an issue.
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I can't remember but I think someone posted something about this a couple of weeks ago. I think that a GM engineer stated it started with a Corvette because it was COOL?!

I thought Caddilac started this?
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Here is the reason behind the guages, found in the GM H-PLATFORM ENTHUSIAST web site


http://h_body.home.att.net/index.htm
I have been looking for this site. I seen it when I purchased my ride and didnt remember where?
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