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My ford focus 1.6tdi speedo stuck off clock 150mph but sometimes comes bck to 110mph and wrks then

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00 ford focus 1.4 estate speedo stops working and some times digital display looks like ----. all other guages work


hi
your speedo works via the wheel speed sensors and/or the engine speed sensor and is processed via the ecu. facias are far more complicated than older models and do fail requiring specialist repair. To actually replace would require reprogramming in most cases.
I suggest you get your Focus scanned and see what dtc codes come up....speak to the technician and see if they make sense.
You may have abad wiring plug connector or something silly.
Dont guess...it too expensive.
Cheers
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Speedometer dropping on my 02 focus


hi,i have a similar problem on my ford focus 2001...ill be driving along and the speedo will drop to zero and the battery light will come on.Just had a new alternator as last one was overcharging would the speed sensor cause the battery light to come on? if so ill get the sensor replaced but dont want to if this is not the problem

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I have a 1998 ford focus and the speedo works sometimes and then just goes flat and i get nothing, all digital displays for mielage go, and then it wil just come back on and work for a bit, and then go...


Hi and welcome to FixYa!

Looks like that the speedometer sensor is bad. If it's bad, it may work and may not work in any given time. As a first course of action I strongly suggest that you replace the speed sensor itself. You will need to remove the connector then remove the speed sensor by rotating counter clockwise. Put in the new speed sensor and take it for a few runs to know if it's working.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

Mar 10, 2011 | 2000 Ford Focus

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Speedo


you need to change your speedo cable if it isnt electric if it is check for faulty vehicle speed sensor

Jun 12, 2010 | 2000 Ford Focus

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Engine warning light , battery light, warning light , rev counter , speedo and temp gauge going on/off intermitantly and speedo not working on digital screen on ford focus can you help. the battery is new...


My 04 Ford Focus the battery light keeps coming on & going off, have fitted a new alternator belt but it didn't solve the problem. The battery connections are good. Also the rev counter, speedo & mileage clock keep going haywire when the battery light is on. Do you think it is the alternator? Or is it some other common problem?

Jan 21, 2010 | 2003 Ford Focus

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Speedo sometimes failed to work


I had this exact problem on my old focus. Its nothing to worry about and its not expensive. Your car has a speed senser underneath the gearbox and a common fault on these cars is for the gearbox to slightly drip oil. When the oil drips it drips right on top of the senser and blocks the speed readings.
The good thing about this is your milage on your car wont go up when the speedo stops working, so when you come to sell it!!!!!!! you get my point.
to fix this problem it cost about £20 if you do it yourself.

Feb 18, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus

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If its just the speedo failing and the rev counter works ok, its likely to be the speed sensor which is on the gearbox. This will have to be removed as soon as possible to avoid engine damage! Expect to pay about £30-40 not £128 like some have paid from a Ford dealer.

The speed sensor as well as talking to the speedo to say how fast youre doing also talks to the fuel pump and adjusts the amount of fuel to send to the engine according to the speed your doing. So, if it thinks youre doing 0mph, it will supply a minimum amount of fuel and is likely to stall when slowing down. You might notice a lack of power whilst the speedo is failing as its starving the engine of fuel, causing it to run a lean mixture, which also burns hotter and could overheat and damage the engine.

Nov 20, 2008 | 2002 Ford SVT Focus

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Speedo stops working


the gauges panel gets plugged into a plug when they are put in and then it is screwed down to hold the plugs together , sometimes the screws come loose and all the gauges start acting up , or the bouncing around wears the connections out and one or more will not work right
when your driving and it acts up push on the clear plastic cover and see if it starts working correctly or gets worse, if it does thats where the problem is , ( there is a bad connection )

Oct 19, 2008 | 2001 Ford Focus

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anyone that can afford to code read for free needs there head looking at my equipment has cost me thousands of pounds and returned me a lot more !!!!!! does the rev counter do funny things as well ? ...

Oct 15, 2008 | 2000 Ford Focus

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