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Speedometer not working

91 nissan maxima speedometer quit working how do i fix it

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  • textroublema Feb 10, 2009

    not sure how can i tell the difference?

  • textroublema Feb 10, 2009

    i see 2 wires comming out of the transmission no cable

  • textroublema Feb 10, 2009

    where is the stepper motor ? behind the spedo or in the engine area

  • hookem73 Feb 19, 2009

    Both my speedometer and odometer are not working. Anything simple I can look at or take it to my mechanic?

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    When I want to accelrate the speed, car is not moving or moving very slowly,seems there is no power.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    crawl under the car and see if a cable comes out of the transmission and goes through the engine bulkhead.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    is it electronic or cable driven?

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    it start from 150 mph

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    How to install a speedometer cable for 88 Nissan maxima?



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If the speedo is the only thing that is not working then it has a defective stepper motor, that is the little motor that moves the needle, it can be repaired, most of the cost is removing the speedo and re-installing it, so if u can do that u will save allot of green, ask the dealer for the name and phone number of the company that fixes there speedo's, don't go through the dealer, they will 2X the repair bill, go directly to the repair station.

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  • yadayada
    yadayada Feb 11, 2009

    the stepper motor is part of the speedometer



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