Hyundai Getz (2007) speedometer and rev counter needles are not moving at all. This fault appeared in mid July 2015. On investigating it at a local garage the car refused to start at all.
A Hyundai garage spent days trying to replicate the non starting and eventually did this. They suggested an intermittent problem with the immobiliser control box. The car began working again including its speedometer until about an hour ago. (Saturday afternoon 29 August 2015 - just before a public holiday on Monday).
The intermittent nature of the problems suggest a missing connection somewhere. Any thoughts?
The non-starting is separate from the speedometer problem. Yesterday I started and drove the car a short distance to check speedometer and rev counter, Neither worked, with the needles staying completely still.
Many thanks Ross
The Getz has a 2 year comprehensive breakdown cover from Penton's in Salisbury, who sold us the car in July 2014.
The administrator of the policy, TPG, was not helpful during the first round of problems in July 2015, leaving all arrangements and payments for me to deal with. I found Westover Hyundai, who are about a mile from Penton's and arranged for Meadow Garage to transport the Getz to them.
It is a bank holiday today so I will have to contact TPG again tomorrow to decide what to do next.
From your answer it seems that TPG should task Hyundai Westover to replace the dials and restore the car to normal working order. Does that seem reasonable?
Thank you Ross
TPG have asked me to take the Getz to the local garage (Meadows) to see what they can find.