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Speedometer the speedometer will say 80km then in a blink of my eye it will be at zero, and it continuously goes up and down, I can't tell how fast I am going. The engine light is on to

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Vehicle speed sensor is probably bad. If you go somewhere like AutoZone they can scan the codes set by the engine light and tell you what it is. Is it also shifting a little irratic, that would also be a speed sensor.

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