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I have a 96 eclipse spyder that the speedometer hasn't work on since I got it. I recently found several wires behind the non factory radio. 3 small (orange, red, yellow) and a large blue wire marked VSS. And 2 wires coming from above the radio I belive were coming from the little red light. Mine never came on. Can anybody tell me where they go? The factory radio harness has been cut. If possible I need a complete color code chart for ALL the wires in that paticular harness

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SOURCE: wiring harness

go to or there are lots of places to go

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SOURCE: radio code Eclipse Spyder,how do you enter

Contact your local Dealership and ask for Parts. They have all the Codes and can tell you by Running your VIN Number.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Changing the front speaker 2001 Eclipse Spyder

There are 7 screws all together to remove the door pannel. First, you have to take off the hanlde for the door. the 2 plastic covers on the handle pop off revealing 2 screws on the top and bottom, remove those. then behind the the door handle on the inside, pull it as if you were to open it and there is a screw that you have to remove. Then there are 2 screws on either side of the door pannel, both are farily close to the top, remove those, and then its just a matter of popping the pannel off. start from the bottom, pop it off then slide it up. becarefull, after the door panel is free, there is a connection for the power doors and windows unhook that then the pannel will be free. after that the speaker will be right there and its common sense on removing that. good luck.

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SOURCE: speedometer quits, loss of power steering

first of all, the power steering pump doesn't stop working and then start working usually they are just bad. second of all it shouldn't take 3 hrs to change speed sensor, and last the vss could cause all symptoms, if the car has variable assist steering the speed sensor could effect this

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SOURCE: 96 Accord VSS or Speedometer Head?

The "needle at 20MPH" is a sure-fire indicator -- it's the speedometer head. This is a common problem in this year.

I haven't found a fix other than replacing the speedometer head, sorry.

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