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Speedometer doesn't work

I over-pressured the speedometer cable, and it tore the thing up badly, so I replaced it, and it still doesn't work. I can spin the cable by hand from the end that goes in at the transaxle, and it spins the speedometer, so it's aligned right, but it still won't work.

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Your spindle in your transmission may bave been damaged from the twisting of the old cable.

May need ot get it replaced.

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