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Speedo sometimes failed to work

My speedo sometimes work then it dose,nt and sometimes the speedo needle goes up and down not registing the right speed

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I had this exact problem on my old focus. Its nothing to worry about and its not expensive. Your car has a speed senser underneath the gearbox and a common fault on these cars is for the gearbox to slightly drip oil. When the oil drips it drips right on top of the senser and blocks the speed readings.
The good thing about this is your milage on your car wont go up when the speedo stops working, so when you come to sell it!!!!!!! you get my point.
to fix this problem it cost about £20 if you do it yourself.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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