I found the clunking noise in the dash, now what is this?

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by siclmn, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. siclmn

    siclmn New Member

    I reached my hand under the dash and this came out.
     

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  2. Blazer454

    Blazer454 Member

    Thats just floppin around behind your dash?? Does it say anything on it? Possibly aftermarket alarm
     
  3. Curky

    Curky Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    I was thinking in the same aria as Blazer454. Also are you speakers in it stock or something someone put in. I was thinking alarm, crossover, or amplifier of some sort.
     
  4. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 3 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I would agree, alarm, amp, crossover. Could it be a brake controller?
     
  5. Dnarvel

    Dnarvel New Member

    How many wires (and size) are there hooked up to it? It could be a number of aftermarket items. Also I noticed a rei/knob assembly above your emergency brake pedal. Is that something you did or a previous owner? and is it connected to the mystery unit?
     
  6. siclmn

    siclmn New Member

    I think you guys are right. There are many clipped and disconected wires under the dash and I think the previous owner had something hooked up that he took out when he sold it. The part is not a chevy part and the wires going into it are covered with electrical tape so it's a aftermarket thing. I just zipp tied it up under the dash and now it's quiet.
     
  7. jlowe165

    jlowe165 New Member

    mine was the brake controller rattling.
     
  8. siclmn

    siclmn New Member

    Hey guys, I finally found out what that black finned box is, it's the electric eye for the daytime driving lights. So I disconected it for the lights don't work anyway and now the light on the dash that shows them on is finally gone.
     
  9. ChevyBoy2009

    ChevyBoy2009 Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    Glad you found out what it was!...that would have bugged me till i figured it out:great:
     

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