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Have a ford focus 2004 car, the last few weeks the dial for the speed keeps staying at zero, even though I could be doing 60km, also light staying on all time when driving

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OK, have the engine codes scanned to determine what system to look at as far as the engine.

Then, look around the transmission VSS or vehicle speed sensor to see if a loose wire or connection at the harness is causing the lack of speedometer reading.

Maybe try to wiggle the harness a bit to see if on the next drive the speedometer function returns.

If the VSS is changed and connected to the harness and the problem still exists, the wiring should be checked for continuity by a technician.

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