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Speedometer stopped I changed the battery and grounded out the positive terminal on accident... Speedometer stopped and wont light up.. Can I fix it without changing speedometer..

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Check the fuses it might be blown if you can't find blown fuse

then change the bulb !

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SOURCE: 2004 suzuki volusia 800 speedometer stopped

I had this same problem its the teeth on the bottom of the speedo take your front tire off be careful with your brakes slide out the axle then just turn your front wheel to one side and the speedo wiil fall out I am willing to bet that the teeth are broken on the end they are made of plastic if you want something a little more detailed just drop me a line at

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SOURCE: I have no idea on how to change the speedometer

You'll need to open up the dial cluster, and look for a couple of thin wires leading to the backplate behind the speedo-face. They should be connected to a removable fitting, either screw, pull, or turn it out, and the bulb should be there. Good luck, it shouldn't be a very hard job though!

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Speedo pick up sensor is bad. Replace it.

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SOURCE: Speedometer stopped working on my 97 sportster

Your speed sensor is probably bad, common problem. It's oblong, located near the starter, has one screw holding it in and has a length of shielded wire that goes to a connector. Replace. Can only be tested by replacing with a known good component.

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SOURCE: Yahama 650 v star how do I change the speedometer

Take the instrument bezel off the tank, and look at the following diagram.

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