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Speedometer won't work right

1997 neon spdeometer is tempermental and has a mind of its own. It works then cuts out, then works again. Also my wipers won't work.

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  • lesras1992 Jun 28, 2009

    The wipers will not turn on. Had a new steering column put in as we thought that was part of the problem. At that time directional didn't work either. Now directional work qnd wipers still don't. I checked the fuses and they looked ok to me.

  • justin bergman May 30, 2012

    for your speedometer resolder the pins on the back of the instrument cluster and your speedometer will be as good as new again

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First issue sounds like a bad/worn out tooth on the cable. when the gear slips it wont read correctly. your wipers on the other hand, probably need a little more information

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