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No tacho reading in ra rodeo , speedo reads incorrectly

Speedo will read correctly when cold, but as it warms up & covers some distance it reads approx one third the speed but fluctuates about 10 kms up & down from this point

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Sounds like a speed sensor gone

Posted on Jan 14, 2013

  • cooloolasail
    cooloolasail Jan 14, 2013

    also forgot to mention 4wd will not engage, it is a push button on the dash but may be a seperate problem . thanks for the info so far, will start looking into it

  • jamiem1416
    jamiem1416 Jan 14, 2013

    I would disconnect the battery for ten minutes and hook it back up again. This resets or regenerates your computer. It stays at the last reading it had before work was done. Worth a try to rest 4 wheel drive.

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