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1990 190e speedometer not working how do i attach cable

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Tachometer not working

If it used the mechanical speed cable. Check the speedometer cable attachment at the speedometer in the instrument panel. Check the speedometer cable and speedometer sending unit assembly on the transmission.

Sep 27, 2013 | 1992 Toyota Celica

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Speedometer does'n work

You may of broke or disconnected the cable from the back of the speedometer to the transmission. Most of the time, it's the plastic gear on either end of the cable where it attaches to the transmission or speedometer that self destructs.

Aug 28, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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Speedometer on 82 chevy scottsdale not working

Check the transmission where the speedo cable goes into. It's located at the back of the trans. Removed the small cable retainer bolt and pull the cable out. See if the gear is broken. If it's not broken, have an assistant watch the speedometer in the truck and spin the gear at the end of the cable by hand as quick as you can and see if the assistant see if the speedo moves. If it doesn't move, replace the cable. It's most likely broken inside the housing or where it attaches to the back of the speedometer.

Mar 10, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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My speedometer does not work as well as my odometer-i checked fuses and they look fine-what is it?

It is most likely the speed o meter cable has worn out.
This cable is located on the inside of the front left tire. On the inside of the wheel you should be able to see it, and unscrew it. Then follow it up to the back of your speed o meter. The cable will go through the firewall, and should have some sort of rubber protecting the cable from wearing through on the metal of the vehicle. These cables can be strung through many different ways. But all speedometer cable are attached to the inside of the left front wheel and end up inside the dash, attached to the back of your speedometer component.

Mar 19, 2010 | 1998 Ford Taurus

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My 1984 toyota corolla needs a new speedometer cable installed.

Removal & Installation The slightest bind in the speedometer cable can cause unpredictable behavior in the cruise control system. If the cruise control exhibits intermittent surging or loss of set speed symptoms, check the speedometer cable first
  1. Follow the appropriate procedure given previously for removal of the instrument cluster. The cluster need not be fully removed, but only loosened to the point of being able to disconnect the speedometer cable.
  2. Disconnect the speedometer cable and check that any retaining clamps or clips between the dash and the firewall are released.
  3. Safely raise the vehicle and support it on jackstands.
  4. Disconnect the cable fitting at the transmission or transaxle and lift the cable and case away from the transmission or transaxle.
  5. Follow the cable back to the firewall, releasing any clips or retainers.
  6. From inside the vehicle, work the speedometer cable through the grommet in the firewall into the engine compartment. It may be necessary to pop the grommet out of the firewall and transfer it to the new cable.
  7. When reinstalling, track the new cable into position, remembering to attach the grommet to the firewall securely. Make absolutely certain that the cable is not kinked, or routed near hot or moving parts. All curves in the cable should be very gentle and not located near the ends. Note the speedometer cable inside the housing must be lubricated with the proper lubricant before installing it to the vehicle.
  8. Attach any retaining clips, brackets or retainers, beginning from the middle of the cable and working towards each end.
  9. Attach the cable to the transmission or transaxle. Remember that the cable has a formed, square end on it; this shaped end must fit into a matching hole in the transmission or transaxle mount. Don't try to force the cable collar (screw fitting) into place if the cable isn't seated properly.
  10. Inside the vehicle, hold the other end of the cable with your fingers or a pair of tapered-nose pliers. Gently attempt to turn the cable; if it's properly seated at the other end, the cable will NOT turn more than about 1/4 turn. If the cable turns freely, the other end is not correctly seated.
  11. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
  12. Attach the speedometer cable to the instrument cluster, again paying close attention to the fit of the square-cut end into the square hole. Don't force the cable retainer.
  13. Reinstall the instrument cluster following procedures outlined previously. Road test the vehicle for proper operation.

Feb 06, 2010 | 1984 Toyota Corolla

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I have a 1992 jeep wrangler and my promblem is my speedometer isnt working but my tachometer is what should i look for

Your tach still works because it reads engine rpm. The computer uses info from the speedometer but the signals for the tach and speedometer come from different places.
I can't remember if your speedometer is cable driven or electric but the sender is on the drivers side rear of the transfer case output tailshaft housing. If cable driven check that the cable isn't broken inside (I usually put an electric drill on the cable and run the drill to see if the speedometer works (some run backwards) If the drill is able to make the speedometer work check the gear that is inside the transmission by removing the part the cable is attached to. That drives the cable. If electric, check wiring and if OK, replace the sending unit.

Jan 14, 2010 | 1992 Jeep Wrangler

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1990 Chevy Calavier speedometer works only some of the time

Either the gauge is toast...or more than likely, your cable is having problems at the tranny. Check for damage to the cable at the transmission housing. And, if you have speed ratio attachment where the cable goes into the tranny....that might be going bad.

Mar 11, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet Lumina

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Speedometer stopped working

maybe speed sensor switch? usually located and attached to speedometer cable at transmission!??

Dec 28, 2008 | 1995 Nissan Sentra

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Replace speedometer calbe

Replace the Speedometer Cable

1 - Remove the old speedometer cable from your car, first take off the doghouse and then the engine cover.

2 - Remove the screw underneath the dashboard and take down the steering column. This will give you access to the back of your speedometer.

3 - Take off the drive shaft bolt, and "O" ring, insert the speedometer cable through the firewall.

4 - Remove speedometer cable securing clamps from the engine compartment and on the transmission.

5 - Release the drive shaft nut from the "right angle" adapter (The nut is attached to the back of the transfer case).

Installing the Speedometer Cable

1 - Place the square end of the speedometer cable into the adapter and secure the drive shaft nut.

2 - Pull the speedometer cable through the firewall to the rear of the speedometer.

3 - Secure the "O" ring and attach the speedometer cable to the rear of the speedometer/odometer. It should be engaged in the speedometer's square hold. Tighten the drive shaft nut again.

4 - Replace the clamps that will secure the speedometer cable onto the transmission and in the engine compartment. Replace the engine cover.

5 - Drive your car slowly to be sure your speedometer is working properly. If it is, replace the doghouse. If you're stilling having problems, take the car to your mechanic.

Parts & tools -
Speedometer cable

Good Luck.

Jul 01, 2008 | 2001 Honda Accord

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