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Mercedes C180 Speedometer some time works sometime does not work

Speedometer of my MB C180 some time shows the correct speed and some time it stays on 0. How to fix it

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  • robjones1001 May 11, 2010

    Does the abs warning light come on? if it does then fixing the abs will cure it as the MB speedo uses the abs sensors to obtain speed of vehicle. If not then probably a wiring fault or a faulty speedo unit.

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I have similar problem with the same type of car. It's not only the speedometer, it is also the fuel meter. But after driving some minutes, they will be back in business.

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It may be vehicle speed sensor, located on side of transmission, or loose connection to cluster

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