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Cannot reinstall speedometer cable.

Car has 110,000miles on it. Is the Pug 405 1.9 Glx Turbo-Diesel.
Replaced broken speedo cable and tried to refit new one, it is very fiddly and the end of the cable has a square-shaped head to fit into the gearbox.
There is also a flimsy rubber pin that had to be pulled out taking the broken one out.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I had a similar problem with my old peugeot 405 diesel, something electrical was shorting and actually sparking in the engine compartment which in my case the garage fixed very easily. Same symptoms, the speedo flickered at low speeds but stopped at higher speed.

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406 comes normally with a gearbox model BE3 of 5 speed (as limited were with 6 speed). As late models of 405 and 306 are using the same gearboxes. Mazda 2.0i zx was sharing the same gearbox (i don't know exactly the model year).
Anyway, you need the exact gearbox model to find out which car model else were built with these types of gearboxes. Manual gearboxes with same models can be exchanged from any car or van and have nothing to do with car ECUs.

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