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I recently had vehicle speed control install on my 1996 mercury sable gs which I thought it would help me with my speedometer to work and which it would cause my check engine light to go off.

How do I get speedometer to work and How can I stop my car from change gear.

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The problem is either in the meter or the sensor
There is a slight chance it is the wiring.
Typically, the mechanical movement on older cars fails first. Get a replacement speedometer from upullit or another wrecker with the lowest miles hence least wear - After glancing at the system for damage. Wiring/ sensors/ connectors
If the odometer works the sensor and wiring is fine. Usually
Check engine may not be related. If it is, the sensor may be failing. Odometer/speedometer/and checkengine indicate speed sensor

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I am sorry, but you ill need to take it to a mechanic to have those problems repaired.

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