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2000 hyundai Elantra speedometer making noise and reading wrong

I was on the highway and suddenly the speedometer went over 100 mph and dropped straight down, I was going about 60 at the time. Then, it started making a loud noise. I pulled over and at a dead stop it was reading 20 mph, I started going again, the noise had stopped and speedometer was moving as it would normally except at 20 mph more than I was actually going. Once again, it did the same thing, dropped straight down and making noise. What would cause this? Is it expensive to repair? Is it something I could do myself? Appreciate any help - Frustrated Lady

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  • yubelina Nov 30, 2012

    So, I apparently need to add more details. The sound it makes when the speedometer spins to the right and then goes straight down, sounds like a motor or like when you clip a playing card on a bike to make the sound only louder. Once I pull over it stops. But it appears to do it again once I reach 40 mph. I hope this helps. It's still doing it and I am using a friends car because I've called a few shops, I don't know anyone trust worthy or a good shop. The shops I've called had different answers and sounded like it would be a thousand and up and if I take it, and they get it apart to look at it, they will charge me twice if they put it back together and I don't do the actual work. It's made me nervous to do anything. Borrowing a friends extra car for the moment.

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Sounds like speedometer cable is gone or the gears between the cable and transmission which makes the reduction for sppedometer if no cable on that year they have a sensor

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