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81 corvette speedometer and odometer quit working

My 81 Corvette speedometer was very "bouncy" and eventually quit working along with the odometer.

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Unhook speedometer cable from transmission and spin cable by hand it should turn smoothly if it des hook end to a low sped drill and see if it holds at a steady speed if it does the the problem is in the plastic speedo gear in the trans if it dos not remove the dash and inspect the connection on the speedo head

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