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1992 Honda Civic Speedometer Problem

My speedometer only works when it feels like it. Sometimes it spazes out and goes up and then back to zero. It doesn't work in the mornings or when it's raining outside. It usually works in the afternoon when it's hot outside. I've taken it to a local mechanic but they don't know what to do. Can anyone help?!?

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More than likely your vehicle speed sensor is bad try replacing it

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