Question about 1997 Chevrolet K1500
If speed sensor fails, will odometer quit working and speedo continue working??
Hello BDG, The answer is no. If the VSS fails on your 97 Chevy, you will lose both speedometer and odometer functions. If your speedo is still working and your odometer is not, you have a broke odometer. This is a common failure with a lot of the older vehicles that were fitted with the mechanical odometer registers. Feel free to contact Kincer's Service for a repair salution.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
unhook speedometer cable from transmission and spin cable by hand it should turn smoothly if it des hook end to a low sped drill and see if it holds at a steady speed if it does the the problem is in the plastic speedo gear in the trans if it dos not remove the dash and inspect the connection on the speedo head
Posted on Oct 17, 2008
Check fuse 20 on Insturment Pannal fuse block.
Posted on Oct 09, 2009
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many chevrolet had a recall for the tachometer not working or sticking ,check that at the dealership,you should had a code ,can be bad fuel, dirty fuel filter,bad pressure regulator,wrong spark plug, if you can check that and let me knbow how it went.
Posted on Feb 25, 2010
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