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Timing degrees My RPM is jumping high and my Speedometer won't work what is wrong with it?

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How old is your vehicle?
Appears to be cable problem. It might have snapped or got disconnected and needs connection/replacement.

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Make sure you check the battery, starter, and alternator. You can take your car to autozone, napa or advance auto parts, they can check it for you for free. let me know

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SOURCE: My Titan won't rev over 1500 rpm what's wrong?

Normally I look at timing as this issue but being that new it is unlikely. Check the MAF sensor and PCV valve as well as the Vacuum system for leaks. After that it becomes an issue of the valves or compression. Do a compression check to see if your compression is good and check if you have a compression leak. If you have any issues in your compression your going to have issues building RPM. It is possible the issue could be a Cam Position sensor or Crank Position sensor but you would have a check engine light if either of those conditions existed.

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SOURCE: speedometer and rpm gauge won't work

Have you checked the fuses? Without knowing all the details I would guess fuse or ground out somewhere along the line. Also chk to see if the needle is stuck under the pin. Although unlikely it does happen. I hope that helps you to solve your problem.

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You say your "RPM's start going high".. Are your RPM's going high (Engine rotating faster, or is it just your tachometer that is going high, a lot of difference there, Please Clarify..

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