Question about 1995-1997 Chevy 1500 Truck Ignition Starter Alarm Switch

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On a 1997 cheverolet 1500 pick up my problem is the tachometer doesn't work plus the speedometer and the shift selector light. all the fuses has being check. they said it could be the ignition on the steering columen that it leave to the trainmission. if is true is it easy to fix myself.

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  • pneriajr Apr 24, 2009

    you mean that this speed sensor make the instrument panel stop working while drivering

  • pneriajr Apr 24, 2009

    second question you telling me that the speed sensor make the instrument stop working while you are driving yes or no

  • pneriajr Apr 24, 2009

    I'll will have to get back with you later to make a commented.But it is a started of getting value imformation in a short notice. That I like very much knowing i can get some kind of answer this later at night. Thank You very much for your help


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Since you have already checked the most logical part, the fuse then move on to checking the vehicle speed sensor? If that doesn't work, let me know, you should be able to replace it yourself fairly easily. Let me know if you have any more questions.


Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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    Benjamin Patri Apr 24, 2009

    Yes it will keep the tach and the speedometer from working since they are all interconnected.

  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri Apr 24, 2009

    the speed sensor sends a signal of how many rpms and mph you are running so both things will go at once if it is the problem.


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