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Speedometer does not work 1998 Subaru forester

For a few miles the speedometer would swing in the vicinity of the actual speed and the it stopped working at all

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  • gdedwards Mar 26, 2009

    We have a 1998 forester. Speedometer and cruise not working. Had a friend look at it. Is it the sensor or what? Can you buy the part and what exactly is the part called? Yikes! This 1998 has been nothing but trouble!!

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Sounds that the magnetic pickup on the vehicle speed sensor has stopped working. Dirt or grease usually. That will cause an erratic reading. Also check wiring to sensor. Poor connection is rare but possible. Good luck and have a good day.

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