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Speedometer will not work every thing else works awsome but not the speedometer it is a 1990 VW jetta Wolfsburg edition 170,000 miles on her.

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Uses a cable from the gearbox to the speedo head ,just remove the speedo head and drive a bit and see if cable turns or jack up a front wheel ,same difference ,think you will just need a new cable ,easy job to change

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