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Speedometer not working

The speedometer is not working. is this an easy fix?

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It all depends, usually there are only three things it could be. 1st, your speedometer cable. If you pull the speedometer out, and unhook the cable from the back...........pull the cable out of the middle of the sheath, and make sure it isn't broken off, if that checks out, slide it back in there (could take some twisting and pushing). Then, (you will need 2 people) unhook the cable from the side of the transmission, and spin the cable from the bottom, and make sure someone is watching the speedometer, and tells you if it moves. If not, you need a new speedometer, if it does move, you will need the small gear in the transmission. Make sure when you pull the cable out, you pull it all the way out. When putting it back, it might be easier if you leave it unhooked from the transmission so the sheath has less bends in it, you can just let it hang down. Good luck, hope all goes well.

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