lazy gear shift indicator and door lock actuator


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Old 05-25-17, 06:53 PM
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lazy gear shift indicator and door lock actuator

GMC 2005 Safari van. AWD

Lately as I shift into drive from park or any other gear, the tranny will engage immediately, but the shift indicator and automatic door lock will hesitate about 5 to 7 seconds before actuating. Up until now the action was immediate as I shifted.

So do I have a lazy ready to fail solenoid or relay or is it something else?Seems the shift indicator and door locks are interconnected.

Evertthing else works normal on the vehicle.
 
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Old 05-25-17, 07:56 PM
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What "shift indicator" is hesitating ?
 
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Old 05-26-17, 05:01 AM
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Pete,

I'm referring to the lighted dashboard that indicates what gear the transmission is in (R P D D1 D2 L). As you change gears with the stalk on the steering column the indicator (and door locks) will change also. Note the function of the van is fine and changing from Park to Drive is immediate. Only the indicator and door locks are lagging a few seconds behind.

I might add that the dashboard is completely electronic, no mechanical cables or pointers as cars of old.
 
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Old 05-26-17, 05:46 AM
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Kind of sounds like a bad or corroded connection somewhere, not that I'd know for sure where to look
 
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Old 05-26-17, 01:26 PM
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Possibly a bad nut behind the wheel. Name:  eek_smiley.jpg
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This is similar to your dash display ?
I'm aware of a problem with the indicator solder but not a delay like you have.
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I'm still checking around.
 
 

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