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I want to replace my speedometer cable 1984 el camino

It used to be noisy then one day quit working.I have another one but need to know how hard it is to change

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I am familiar with these, a manual choke carb works off of a bimetal coil in the manifold exhaust crossover on the passenger side of the intake, Make sure it is hooked up, then while the car is cold, on the rockchester carbs, use an 1/8 in drillbit to set choke. You have to loosen the three screws on the choke to set, when the choke flap, the very top one on the carb touches the drillbit, set it there and lock down screws, pump once or twice and it should start and idle, as the bimetal coil heats up it should open the top flap. if you try to accelerate before it is wam it will disconnect from the auto choke. I hope this helps if not please do not rate me at all, if it does help you fix your problem then please give me a fixya,

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SOURCE: how do i remove the speedometer gauge off my 84 el

like above u have to remove the dash board cover and then reach behind where the speeometer cable is and then there is a tab u need to pull it twoard u when u r in the driver seat and it should just pop off

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I just fix the same problem on my 83 el camino today. The indicator is just a plastic pin connected to a wire and uses a small spring to return to park. I took out the dash board pannel in front of the gauges. There are two 7mm screws under the indicator, remove those. Drop indicator down, check to see if the plastic hoop the wire connects to has broken off. If so I connected my wire to the hook on the return spring, every thing works fine now. I had to fix this to get it threw Maryland inspection.

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I've never seen a fuse block that was bad enough to need replacement. generally speaking, one or a few connections may be bad or it may need to be taken apart and cleaned. At worst, you may need to re-route a few of the fuses. That can be done by splicing into the appropriate wires and running them to a smaller fuse block (you can usually get one at a marine supply house). The same but less neat approach is to just use an inline fuse for each and label them so you know what they serve. Most important is to use the proper gauge wire and the correct amp fuse (style does not matter..only amp rating)
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