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My speedometer seems to read higher than it should at highway speeds. When traveling at about 40mph its almost dead on with my gps/ other vehicles. When at Highway speeds I can be showing anything from 7-15 mph higher than gps/ or other vehicles. Is there an easy fix? Do I need to take it to a shop?

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Unfortunatey you may not be able to fix this, speedos generally run from a sensor or cable at the front axle, and rely on the rotating wheel, and are not generally able to be calibrated.
An instrument tech amy be able to do something if your model?? has an electronic speedo, but the reading can change with different tyre sizes, and even slightly as the tyre wears

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