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My speedometer guage wont work

The gauge has a mind of its own, works when it feels like it.

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  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    speedometer kicks in and out

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    my speedo stopped working in the sonata & seeing as the fuel guage isnt working its really difficult to know when Im out of fuel

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This is a speedometer cable problem, there is a cable that goes from your transmission to what would be the back of your dash lights. Remove this cable by unscrewing it from the transmission, not from behind the speedometer. then take the wire that cable is wrapped around connect it to a power drill, spin it and see if your speedometer gives any type of a reading.
Then remove the other end of the cable, take the whole thing to either a junkyard or autoparts store, get a new one, install the new one....problem solved! :)

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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