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HAK said:
I took the speedo out of the cluster and hooked up the drive cable, the odometer is turning, so the drive cable must be turning, but the speedo slowly pegged itself oved 5 miles at 50mph.
the speedo seems to work by using a magnet turning at the same rate as the cable, I think with a coil or something the magnet induces a voltage in the coil which turns the speedo needle, i may be wrong.
thanks gffor your interest
I think you need a new speedo. There's a seal at the transmission end of the cable to keep the oil out of the speedo head. If you oiled the cable you probably have oil in the speedo? I don' know if you can dry the oil ?
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