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2001 Buick LeSabre speedometer not working after tire change.

I changed all four tires on my car and afterwards the speedometer is not working. It is showing I'm going double my speed or 10 mph over. What is causing this and how do I fix it?

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  • Tambra1 Apr 29, 2010

    I put on the same size and brand of tire that was on it...the only difference was the type...basically on it was goodyear assurance triple tread and I put on assurance comfort, both recommended for this vehicle.

  • Tambra1 Apr 30, 2010

    I don't know if this has anything to do with it, but they didn't reset the low tire pressure sensor after installing the tires. I noticed it was still flashing low tire pressure, so I did that today. I haven't driven it much to tell if this made a difference or not.

  • Tambra1 Apr 30, 2010

    Also, those tires are recommended by the dealer.



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Check the button under the reset, you may be in metric mode.

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The tires you purchased may not be comprable to the ABS system you have in your vehicle. Check with your local dealer to see what tires your vehicle can use. Then go to the place you purchased the current threads from and get a correct replacement.

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  • JIMMY Apr 29, 2010

    Recommended by Buick or the tire center you had them installed by? Either way take it back to the tire center and tell them the problem and see what they say. Have the tire center check for a TSB on this item. Because if the wheel sensors and ECU were reading the speed and slip status of the vehicle correctly before the tires were changed and the only thing that is different are the tires then the problem is the tires. Unless for some weird reason ALL

    SENSORS WENT BAD( not likely) THEN THE ONLY THING LEFT TO CHECK IS THE ECU. But a defective ABS Module or ECU for this type of a defect would give a code. While you at the tire center have the vehicle scanned for codes. Keep me posted



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