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Speedometer does not work. Cable appears to be fine.

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In the speedo drive there is a flat metal plate looks like a washer.it has one flat on the inside if the speedo has become siesed the flat will be worn down and the cable will not turn.at the top of the cable where the speedo is conected there is a bearing that often gets stuck if you remove the speedo from bike and add penatrating oil you may be able to get the bearing turn ing again.i hammered the drive plate on mine and took the speedo apart in order to free it up ,is glued together at the factory is surgical in nature be carefull.

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