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Speedometer not working

2002 dodge neon speedometer quit working about 2 weeks ago and since it quit the engine runs very loud while in drive. could the speedometer cable have came off and if so would this be why the car is loud while in drive?

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  • JimH22 Mar 24, 2009

    My 2002 Dodge neon speedometer stopped working in the last few days. I noticed two weeks ago that, when starting the car, both the speedometer and tach needles immediately pegged around to the top end, then both fell back to about 2/3, then 1/3, then both dropped to zero. When driving, both worked fine. Now, with the engine started or stopped, both needles look like they are at zero, but they are actually pegged all the way around to the top. All fuses are fine.

    Any ideas are appreciated.

  • Rabindra Robinson May 11, 2010

    what do you mean loud? is the engine running faster is the idle too high?

  • Jessica Willoughby
    Jessica Willoughby Jan 31, 2016

    my car was running loud when i drive, not when i idle, we changed the transmission and now the speedometer doesn't work. we changed the sensors on the transmission and the speedometer still doesn't work and my car still runs loud. i have also noticed that my RPMs run higher than before the loudness. I'm at a loss of what it could be



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Check your fuses to see if there is one blown.

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