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Speedometer Not Working

I was hoping someone could help me with my speedometer. I have a 99' 748 and I recently removed the front tire for maintenance. The bottom part of the speedometer that the axle goes into came of when I removed the tire. So naturally I just pushed the part back into the speedo cable. However

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The speedometer isn't working now. When i removed the tire i noticed the tabs in the rim but all i did was put the round speedo part in.Either you didn't get the notches set correctly or the 'rod' inside the cable isn't seated right. Or the rod broke like mine just did, and will need replacement.,,,

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