Question about 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
The reason the speedometer stopped working would be the speed sensor.
Sounds like the vehicle speed sensor is not working or the gear on it is stripped. If you look at the rear housing of the transmission, you will see a black plastic sensor protruding from it with a two wire connector and the speedometer cable attached to it. The sensor might be coming apart or the gear that is driven off the output shaft is stripped. The speed sensor, along with the governor, tells the transmission when to shift. You can remove the sensor by simply taking out the bolt that holds it in. A small bracket around the sensor is secured by this bolt. Carefully look at the nylon gear to see if it is worn through the middle.
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Posted on Jul 28, 2009
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