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The speedometer cable mechanically drives the speedometer and the odometer
Remove the instrument cluster assembly. Refer to Instrument Cluster Replacement .
Unhook the speedometer cable from the heater case.
Remove the grommet from the bulkhead.
Feed the speedometer cable through the bulkhead.
Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
Unscrew the speedometer cable (1) from either the transfer case or the transmission.
Remove the speedometer cable (1) from either the transfer case or the transmission.
Remove the speedometer cable (1) from the clamp.
Remove the speedometer cable (1) from the vehicle.
Try checking speedometer cable by unhooking both ends and spin it by fingers, if cable is good both ends will spin, and guage could be bad or where it attacheas to transmission that part could be bad to.
No I believe the speed ometer cable is broken.Dissconnect sppedometer cable from instrunent cluster,romove cable from back of speedometer &transmission case .romove speedometer from sppedometer cable housing if broken replace with new & make sure you grease cable when installing back in cale housing reconnect to transmission &back of speedometer.keep posting
Check your speedometer cable at both ends and make sure it is on tight. If the speeometer cable is the original cable it might be time to replace it with a new one. The cable will wear out over time and cause your speedometer to stop working when you drive your car. A replacement cable will cost around $15. If your speedometer cable is good and in working order then you will have to have your instrument cluster repaired. Take a trip to your local junk yard and find your vehicle and then remove that instrument cluster and replace your broken unit. This is cheaper then having your original instrument cluster rebuilt at a shop. If your instrument cluster is digital, check the fuse box located underneath the drivers side steering wheel and locate the "instrument cluster" or "speedometer" fuse. Pull it out and replace it with the same number fuse. To remove your instrument cluster, remove the four phillips screws holding your plastic bezel that surrounds the cluster and then remove the four phillips screws that hold the instrument cluster in place. Now pull it away from the dash and disconnect the electrical plugs. This is very easy to do at home using a phillips screwdriver. If you have any more question, feel free to contact me.
Depending on the serial number of this you may have a cable driven speedometer If so the cable is at fault and needs to be replaced If no cable is present the speedometer assembly is bad and needs to be recalibrated. You would need to take it to a Chevy dealers parts department to have it serviced
Unscrew the speedometer cable from the side of the transmisson. Pull the cable out of the transmisson. While someone else sits in the drivers seat and looks at the speedometer you turn the end of the cable quickly. If the speedometer doesn't move the cable is faulty. Replace it
To check the speedometer only disconnect the cable from the speedometer and insert a small screwdriver.Turn the screwdriver quickly. If the speedometer doesn't move then the speedometer is faulty and must be replaced.
Your vehicle does not have a traditional speedometer cable. Instead it uses a VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) to read speed of the vehicle below is a short test to help you determine if it is the VSS that has failed.
SPEEDOMETER VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR TEST
1. Press and release trip odometer button until function number 6 appears in display window.
2. Turn a front wheel and observe display (pulses are added to number in display. Check impulse signal for speedometer vehicle speed sensor. If 7 pulses are generated per wheel revolution, vehicle speed sensor is okay.
3. If specified number of pulses are not generated, check for open in wiring harness between speed sensor and instrument cluster. Repair wiring harness if necessary. If wiring harness is okay, replace speedometer vehicle speed sensor.
I found it for $68.32 at the following site: http://www.man-a-fre.com/clearance/clearance.htm part number: 83710-60171 You may also try calling Tacoma Speedometer at: 1-800-6-SPEEDO. I have been told that they will custom build a cable for around $40 and ship it to you.