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Toyota tercel speedometer runs 5 mph slower than what the car is going. How do you fix this.

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Remove remove the speedo cable while turning the cable spray liquid wrench and turn it in this will fix a problem, reinstall the cable and that will fix the problem

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SOURCE: 2003 Camry Speedometer reads 150 mph constantly.

i would disconnect the battery again let it sit for 15 minutes, i changed an alternator and jumped the car then started driving and that happened to me, 20 minutes of driving and the computer finally kicked in and started working again. good luck

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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SOURCE: speedometer is 5 mph off.

Most speedometers are off by a few miles per hour even when new, this is normal
but yours could be caused by putting different size tires on the car check the owners manual for correct size tires

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Speedometer bounces while driving

your spedo cable is probably just loose which can be fixed by tightening or replaceing. Might as well go ahead and replace it since its a 14 year old truck and its the more sure fire way to fix the bounce.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Transmission won't engage in Toyota Tercel

pop off the cap on your clutch reservoir, if it's empty fill it up, leave the cap off, and then pump the clutch 20 times to try to get air out, that should work.

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 1994 toyota tercel running rich

have you a vacuum leak does it seem to run higher rpm and did you make sure to remove all the old gasket material and not gouge the block in which it rests upon are all the vacuum lines correctly done and in order in which removed ?

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