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I haven't driven the car much over the winter. Now when I drive it the speedometer doesn't work. What could be the problem, how do I fix it. How much should it cost for someone else t fix it?

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First reach under the dash and locate the cable where it connects to speedometer housing. Unscrew the cable and lubricate with cable grease. Under the vehicle you can disconnect the cable at the transmission and do the same thing. Make sure that the cable engages the speedometer and the speedo gear in the transmission. If still no go, then the cable may be broken or the gear (plastic) is stripped. New cable and gear would not be too expensive but I don't know what the labor cost would be. Figure on about $150.00 for parts & labor.

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