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My 97 volvo was in an accident before i bought it and my speedometer works but my odometer doesn't what or where should i begin looking to fix it

This was a front end collision as far as i known the front clip was replaced from indications on the paint under the hood

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The speedometer works from the speed sensor (top of transmission casing, near engine. The Odometer must run from a cable from the transmission housing toward the firewall and the instrument cluster. The cable is either disconnected, broken or worn. You need the disconnect it and turn it with a drill to see if it works.
Source : I had a mazda where the cable became all rounded up where it connects into the transmission, I had to change the odometer cable. I did however change the speed sensor on my 94 850.

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SOURCE: 1989 volvo gl 740 speedometer and odometer

Your problem is NOT a fuse. The speedometer receives an electronic signal from an analogue transmitter mounted in the rear differential. It's the little button in the rear diff with two wires attached to it. Check to see if the wiring is chaffed or broken. If not, then it's probably the transmitter. A competent mechanic should be able to replace one for less than 200.00, parts and labor. If this does not fix it, then the problem is in the head, which can be expensive. You might get a used head if you can get a 90 day guarrantee on the part from the salvage company.

Good Luck!

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SOURCE: hood latch will not open

check the easy way first, get someone to help you, have him to pull the lever below the dash, and you pull the hood up, that should work. There is a small release latch under the hood that isn't getting teh bump to push up on the hood, however, that one is hard to fix. If that doen't work, check the cable running to the lever.

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SOURCE: odometer works but not speedometer

blown fuse!?

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SOURCE: My Volvo 94 850 odometer stop working, I bought

There are actually two gears that you need to replace, a large one and then smaller one that rides inside it. You can purchase them both at www.fcpgroton.com These can also sometimes affect the operation of your speedometer. Do you by chance have an ABS and TRACS light on? If so the speedometer issue may be related to your ABS controller.

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SOURCE: 1995 volvo 850 turbo speedometer is working odometer is not.

You have a broken odometer gear wheel which is very delicate and hard to change it cost less than fifty bucks but it will take a volvo expert one hour or more to change if your not volvo acquinted dont attempt to fix it.you will mess the dash board

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