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Speed meter problem

Speed meter not working and it causes the check light to come on when the engine is warm

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  • j-o-b Aug 02, 2008

    it does'nt carry a cable. its a 94 honda civic sedan body left hand drive

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There is no speedometer cable on this car. Either your speed sensor at the transmission has failed (most likely), there is a short in the wire, or the speedometer in the dash has failed (I doubt this is causing the problem). The speed sensor will cost under $200 for parts alone and sits on top of the transmission, my wife was able to switch ours out. Given how easy it is to get at, labor shouldn't be too terrible. If that is indeed the problem, changing the sensor with the battery disconnected should clear all trouble codes and the check engine light will not come back on. **Installation note - ALWAYS disconnect the ground terminal on the battery before removing and installing sensors.** If the check engine light comes back on, you'll need to get it scanned to find what the problem is.

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If the speedometer is not working, try replacing the cable from the back of the speedometer to the engine or the transmission.

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  • Duckie877 Aug 04, 2008

    Have your computer checked for codes. And that should tell you what is wrong there. Also do the same for your check engine light.

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