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Speedometer needle pegs to 120 mph when vehicle is turned on. All other gauges work as normal.

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Sounds like a computer or circutboard failure. you probably have a short or physical damage somewhere. since it does this when you turn the car on, it's not a physical speedo cable. have someone go over the intrument cluster.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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