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I would like to know how to remove the odometer so I can see what part is broken. I have removed the cable from the odometer and it is not broken. There is a shorter cable joining the longer cable and this is not broken. The shorter cabled screws into the gearbox. I checked the gearbox side and it is fine and turns so that is not the problem. I am guessing that the fault is on the odometer side and I need to know how to remove the odometer, speedometer from the dashboard. Can anyone assist please or email me the manual. . Cancel Insert Video Insert Image

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    Donald Stanford Jan 10, 2013

    there is some speed-o-meter cable\'s that had end affixed to the ends of the cable,some that were slip on ends,some were square,and others were round with a small tooth,make sure the is not one of these missing first,but to remove the speed-o-meter,after removing the dash cover,you should see some screws that will have an 8 mm. head or smaller,after removing them some speed-o-meter just push into place,but inside the transmission if it is manual and not an electric sensor that the cable screws into there in a plastic gear that fits over the shaft inside the tail shaft,I would take the cable off the transmission and have someone spin the cable as you watch the speed-o-meter to see if it moves and the same the other way,take it off at the dash side and try to spin the inner cable,if the tranny side is attached then the cable should not spin,if it will spin your problem is in the transmission side,if the you spin the tranimission side and the gauge moves,its in the tranny side,.



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First you will need to tell people what kind of vehicle you are asking about,because newer vehicle you will need to be wearing a lead bracelet so the electric in your body and any static electric you may create while in side the dash doesn't short out your system and damage your ecm

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