95 GT, speedometer stopped working

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  1. trebor3170

    trebor3170 New Member

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    95 GT, 5spd, so I'm driving home from work today, and my speedometer isn't working, everything else is, radio, clock, tachometer, other gauges, odometer, so that rules out a fuse. First thought is the VSS, take a little side trip where I can try the cruise, well, cruise control works, in fact, car runs just fine. So, any ideas what's wrong here, or is my speedo toast?
     
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    white95 Apex Junky Admin

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    The gear in the transmission could’ve failed rendering it useless.
     
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    Wouldn't that also render the cruise control inoperative?
     
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    evilcw311 Moderator Staff Member Staff

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    I’ve had clusters go bad. Find a cheap replacement from a salvage yard or eBay.


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    Pull the stepper motor out of an ebay cluster, I assume you want your odo to stay correct....
     
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    I have the cluster from my 94 I am not using. Pm me if your interested.
     
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    Thanks guys, problem solved, it was the speedo crapped out, got the cluster swapped out yesterday, early afternoon, and am back in business.

    Thank you for the offer, I knew where one was, just had to get it, but wanted to see what the general consensus was first.

    Yes, I'm going to do that as soon as I have a chance, for now I'll just leave it as is, the little I drive this thing won't matter. I'm going to look at the replacements printed circuit, the one on the back, a couple of the connector contact strips look a little wonky, not the ones for the speedo thou.