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Speedodimer works sometimes and sometimes dont

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It is cable driven, simply replace the cable.....

it is not hard to do just time consuming...

How to replace:

remove the dash cover, there is about 8 screws on top under neath, u have to pretty much put your head in the steering wheel to see them, then there is one at the glove box, and 2 under the coin tray above the ash tray.

then you need to remove the instrument cluster, there is 4-5 bolts holding it in, not the itty ***** ones, but the normal sized ones, on the outside of the cluster.

reach to the back of the cluster and in the center you will feel the cable, you have to pull the plastic retaining clip off then slide the cable out.

then go under the car, to the transmission on the drivers side, about 3/4 way back you will see the cable, it goes into the side of the trans, it has one bolt holding it in, take it out and you can then pull the cable right out.

to get it out of the car, simply pull the cable from underneath and it should slide right out.

slide your new cable in the same way you took the old one out.

Make sure to put all screws back in or you will end up with clanking and squeeking from the dash.

TOOLS:

8mm socket, ratchet and long extension or nut driver will work too.

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