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    my 04 silverado speed started sticking at 70 and climb to 120 while driving. Now it is pegged all the way and wont drop.

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    Sounds like your speedometer head is going bad. A GM scanner can do a gauge reset which may fix the needle but if it keeps acting up you may have to repair the head.
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    My speedo went crazy last year, saying i was still going 70 through a small town, when i was in traffic going around 30. GM sent me a recall notice saying that there has been reported signs of the gauge clusters on the '04 models giving false readings on speed and fuel gauges. If I was you I would go and check at your local dealership and see if they still would let you get it fixed, they replaced mine for free, but there was a mileage limit that I just made it under to get the free one (someware in the 70K range if i remember right). Havent had any problems with the new one. I think it was only on the '04 models that had problems my roomate has a '03 and never had that problem.

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    your stepper motor went out....time to get a new cluster. :(

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