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MY SPEEDOMETER DOSE NOT WORK ON MY 1990 HONDA ACCORD, WHAT CAN IT BE?


Almost sure that your car

Almost sure that your car uses a speedometer cable, in which case it could be a broken cable, faulty speedometer (guage in dash) or the little plastic gear inside of the transmission which turns the cable.

quick test: uunscrew the cable from the trans. hook-up an electric drill to the end of the cable you can see. turn on the drill and watch the speedometer...does it work now?

Note** if it doesn't, you could be turning the cable in the wrong direction---reverse the direction of the drill and try it again. If it works, the problem is with the gear (etc.) in the trans.

If it still doesn't work: remove the cable from the speedometer. spin it again with the drill. you should be able to see the other end of the cable turning. if not, the cable is broken. if so the speedometer itself is bad.

If the speedometer is electric, check fuses first. check power from speed sending unit on trans. if good, check signal going into speedometer. If that's good, replace speedometer.

yeah i would check the cable

yeah i would check the cable has anywork been done recently

Cableless Speedometer This

Cableless Speedometer
This consists of newly developed electrical speed sensor, control circuit and bobbin type movements to eliminate engine noise transmitted through the meter cable hole on the fire wall and vibration of needle caused by cable failure. Also this made the ideal layout in the limited space possible.


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