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Speedometer intermittent and ABS/Brake light stays on

We have a 1998 Dodge Ram Van 1500. The speedometer started working intermittently. Sometimes it won't go past 30 mph and then sometimes it will just starts working normally. Also, the ABS & brake lights stay on. We had the brakes, hoses and calipers replaced, lights are still on.

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Vehicle speed sensor located on top of the rear diff at the brake line clamp a single bolt with a wiring harness. replacement from NAPA comes with a new extension harness. use grease on the terminals before assembly.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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It sounds like it is the speedometer cable that goes from the speedometer gauge to the transmission is wearing out.unless you have done one of these before then i would suggest having someone do it for you.

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