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Old 02-19-2012, 01:40 PM   #1
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having some problems with my cluster. mainly its the speedometer and no recently the odometer. at first it was every so often that the speedo needle wouldnt work when the car was cold. it would kinda jump up then drop back to 0. it would do this along with the needle not responding as fast to throttle imput and the cars accel. i recently noticed that the speedo has gotten worse(prolly drive the car once a week) and usually stays at 0 until the car is good and warm. it randomly will work and will drop to as ur going down the road. when it does go to 0 the odometer doesnt count anymore until the needle registers speed again. well so far now also the odometer has gone blank twice. itll just show dashs across the screen. when u cut the car off and back on it will display again. im wondering if anyone has seen this issue before. im wanting to sell the car in a few months and know this has got to be fixed. im hoping its the vehicle speed sensor. any ideas. please god i hope its not a complete cluster. aslo its an 04 svt with 85k.


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Old 02-20-2012, 06:04 AM   #2
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Check the vehicle speed sensor
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I have the same problem,today i hooked up a scanner and went for a drive and the scanner was reading mph and rpm..don't know if the speed sensor is realated or not..
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this thing is weird. i tried to reach down from the engine bay and make sure it was secure. i couldnt get my had to it but i did move the wires some. drove it yesterday and had no issues at all with it. accually started and drove it 3 seperate times and had no issues. im guessing maybe it has a bad connections on the plug.
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