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2003 ford focus with a speedo problem. the needle has stuck at 140mph. the odometer works fine as does everything else on the dash. the dash lights did flash on once or twice. is this the usual problem which ford know about and are willing to put right at a modest fee?

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This is most likely the speed sensor or the Gauge itself. Unfortunately Ford dealers don't have, at least I have never found one, any service that is moderately priced. The gauge most likely comes as a cluster which means you have to buy the whole dash cluster to replace it. The test to identify which it is should run about $50 to $60 but the part itself will depend on how the part can be obtained and which part is actually bad. Your probably looking at $200 to $300 at the dealer depending on which part it is and what has to be opened up to make the repair.

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