Question about Cars & Trucks
Intermittant readings. Is it electrical ? Shows 70 mph then 10mph. No odometer reading as well.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Speedometer Not Reliable
This happen to me too. Had to get it replaced under my exstended warrenty that cost me the $200 deductable but would of coast over $400 if this happened later.
Posted on Aug 06, 2008
I had the same problem with my 90 daytona. The tach and the speedometer would work intermitantly. I took the whole gauge cluster out, and heated all the soldering with a solder gun to reflow the connections. It seems that this is a common problem with the connections cracking. You may not be able to see the cracks in the solder.
Posted on Oct 31, 2008
SOURCE: Gas gauge reading is erratic.
Your sending unit is getting flaky - it's a known issue. You can repair it though, rather than buy a new sender.
Do not do this job with any more than a 1/4 tank of gas or you'll get a fuel bath in the trunk.
Here's a DIY procedure on how to do it - 99% of the time on these cars, when there's a gas gauge issue, it's the broken wire they show in the procedure. I was out of solder at the time I fixed mine, so I used barrel clamp connectors to crimp a jumper wire into place on the broken ends of the wire, and that fixed it permanently.
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Instead of replacing the sender, fix the visibly broken wire and it'll fix the failure.
Posted on Feb 10, 2009
first replace your fuse if the fuse burn again there is a short circuit cause of the hit search wire that is contct to the body of your car
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
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