Question about 1986 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

How to install speedometer cable

I need some directions on installing a speedometer cable in my 86 Crown Vic

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 321 Answers

The vehicle will have to be jacked in the air safely to remove the cable from the trans.Some fluid will come out too,so have a catch basin in place.You have to climb onto the floor board,and lay on your back looking up into the underside of the dash.Locate the speedo cable and follow it up to the speedo head with your hand.When you reach the area where the cable dead ends into the speedo head,feel around for a locking clip or tab.You will either squeeze or lift the tab,and this will release the old cable from the speedo head.Pull the cable through the firewall grommet,and remove the cable.Reverse to reinstall.There may be a plastic gear on the trans end of the cable that has to be removed and reinstalled on the new cable.The gear is removed by removing the metal retainer clip shaped like a horseshoe.Good luck.

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1996 crown vic eratic speedometer


Sounds like the speedometer head. its cheaper to actually replace it rather than repair. find one close to your mileage . usually around $50.00

Jul 02, 2014 | 1996 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

My gas gage doesn't work. It always say empty and that orange light never turns off . How do I fix this?


Your float in the tank that reads your fuel lvl has a hole, has filled with gas, and no longer floats. Remove the tank, and install new float.

Dec 08, 2013 | Ford Crown Victoria Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Installing a 86 crown vic motor w/tranny into a 62 falcon.what elect.connections need to be made or altered


'86 should be carb, and not injected. Should only really need the ignition box from the '86, unless your running a/c then you will need more info

Apr 10, 2010 | 1986 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Rear and interior dashboard lights don't work 1994 Crown Vic.


Easy stuff first. Try replacing the #9 fuse on the interior fuse panel. This fuse protects the instrument panel, license, parking and tail light circuits. The panel is located under the dash to the left of the steering column. You will need to pry off the cover on the panel to access the fuses. The fuse you want is a 15 amp fuse located directly under the turn signal flasher. It should be easy to figure out which fuse it is because it will be 'blown' or open. This is easy to determine just by looking at the fuse once it's removed. And, if you aren't sure what's what, I'm sure you can find a diagram of this fuse panel somewhere on the Internets if you look around a little. I took this info out of the Owner Manual from my own '94 Vic. If this doesn't solve the problem I would suggest taking your Vic to a shop and letting them take a look at it.

Dec 19, 2009 | 1994 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Need a schematic for the computer in a '86 Ford Crown Vic LTD


Under hood, driver side, upper firewall, mounted above power brake booster. You can buy the diagram for the engine at several places online.

Nov 20, 2009 | 1986 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Best way to disconnect a speedometer cable on a 2004 ford crown vic


Go underneath next to tranny an disconnect the cable.

Nov 12, 2009 | 2004 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Trying to install a subwoofer on a 97 crown vic


Make sure you are using a 12volt DC system in both units. It may sound simply but an AC sub may need an inverter. Also check grounds.

May 21, 2009 | 1997 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Speedometer won't work in 88 ford crown vic?


the speeometer cable goes into the transmission and thats where i would start looking to fix the problem.

Apr 16, 2009 | 1986 Ford Crown Victoria

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

346 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60867 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...