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The odometer stopped working this spring and i just replaced the gears on the motor. Still do not record new mileage, but also now speed part does not work. Reads 0 mph when off but as soon as power is turned on needle pops up to 40 mph. I have power to the speedo head. Wondering if speedo bad or sender on transmission bad.

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More then likley its the speed sensor that is located on the transmission. i just had mine replaced in my pick up.

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  • chr_pearson4 Sep 23, 2009

    more then likley its the speed sensor that is located on the transmission. i just had mine replaced in my pick up.

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