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1985 944 porsche speedometer stop working

1985 944 porsche about a month ago odometer quit working.Today started driving car speedometer quit.Any ideas on a way to fix with out taking to dealer.Any way test speed sensor.fist time owner of a porsche could use some advice on it.Thank you

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  • bricklayer19 Jan 30, 2009

    pulled out speedo can spin speedo and it moves but i noticed the shaft inside cable not moving

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First place to look is behind the dash. Its unlikely to be the 'sensor', as its a cable driven speedo...this would suggest the dashboard panel is falling to bits...you may be able to pick up a scrap on from somewhere...

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There is a gear in the speedo that breaks. This is plastic gear on a metal shaft. The last fix I did was to remove speedo and open it up. I super glued the cracked gear to the shaft because I was unable to find a new one. It worked again with no future problems. I hope this helps.

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