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I have a 1992 jeep Cherokee speedometer does not work

Put a new speed sensor on it still does not work ground to dash is good all other gages and tach working fine where do I go from here if anyone has any ideas I would love to hear them thanks and have a great day

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The speedometer gauge itself may be bad .

Posted on Nov 19, 2019

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  • Cascade Sales Nov 20, 2019

    do you know if there is a way to test the speedometer it self to see if it is bad before buying a new one I found out how to test the speed sensor after I had replaced it but at least I know its working properly now I have replaced parts in the past with new ones that did not work correctly and spent a lot of time chasing my tail trying other options when the part I had just replaced was bad thanks for your help Robert I appreciate it very much have a good evening

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    Robert Wood Nov 20, 2019

    The best way is to get access to the plug or wiring at the instrument panel to test the signal to the speedometer from the speed sensor . I will look through my books and see if we can test the gauge.



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SOURCE: speedometer, tach and all up front guages stop working randomly!!

I answered on just like this one about a month ago. What's happening is behind the instrument panel is a plug that likes to come undone. Remove the instrument cluster, clean the bulkhead connector and re-install.

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SOURCE: 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee dash lights problem

it is a problem with the electric panel...i had the same problem with my jeep grand cherokee 2005 and took it to the dealer and they covered it under the warranty

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SOURCE: 1999 jeep grand cherokee speedometer and odometer quick working

your speed sensor is on the side of the trany just go to you local parts house and look at the sensor you'll find it . it's realy that simple . hope this has been helpful to you !

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SOURCE: speedometer/tach not working

it is a problem that might make u change the dashboard sorry to tell you that but this problem occured in my friend's octavia and they told him to change the dashboard ask a specialist also.

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SOURCE: 2003 honda cicic dash lights, tach, speedometer, fuel and tem gua

BINGO ! I think you hit it right on the nose ! The negative cable that comes from the battery may also have a lead going to the body.
Make sure you do not just look at it but pull on it to make sure it has not coroded through
Check any other body grounds as well, let me know what you find.

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