I could get the outer cable disconnected off the back of the speedometer but i could not disconnect the.
Broken speedometer cable.
Which powers the odometer.
The most common involve the vehicle speed sensor or an electrical issue.
If you notice this issue it s important to contact a mechanic as soon as possible.
71 malibu cottonwood green 396 bbc autogear m22w 4 speed 12 bolt 3.
That one lasted about 1200 miles but the speedometer stem that came out of the gauge broke off but the cable was still good.
When the speedometer cable is broken the needle on the speedometer will not move at all.
At times the.
A secondary speedometer cable is attached to a wheel sensor and measures distance.
The speedometer cable sends all of this information to the instrument panel where it is relayed to the speedometer.
This is typically due to a speedometer cable that is going bad and sending sporadic data to the speedometer.
Common reasons for a broken speedometer.
1 broken or worn out cable 2 broken speedo drive and 3 broken speedometer.
First disconnect your cable from the speedometer drive end.
I ended up going with a gps speedometer and eliminated the cable altogether.
There are many possible reasons behind a faulty speedometer.
The cable housing is a protective sheath that surrounds the cable to prevent it from being damaged.
When the speedometer cable is broken the needle on the.
The first one is the one you are hoping for since testing and replacing a cable is very easy.
Speedometer needle does not move.
The speedometer cable translates the transmission gear speed through a cable housing and up to the speedometer gauge in the back of the instrument cluster.
In general you are looking at three potential problems.
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Sometimes the new cable will come with a little tube of lube in the box.
Both problems can have impact in areas of your vehicle outside the speedometer.
Knowing what to look for can help you pinpoint what exactly may be cause of a.