Speedo not speeding

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by Grouper Trooper, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. Grouper Trooper

    Grouper Trooper New Member

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    OK, I pulled the speedo/instrument cluster out today but the gears (yes, I had already bought the replacement gears, of course) are all there and in good shape. Whats the second most common problem for speedo and trip not working?

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    Might be the plastic gear on the end of the VSS (speed sensor). It's on the side of the trans.
     
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    Or the VSS itself.
     
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    ScottyDsntKnow Well-Known Member

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    The odometer gears have nothing to do with the speedo not working, its an electronic unit. Do you happen to be using the white 23 tooth VSS gear for a set of aftermarket gears? If you are the teeth are likely all eaten off.
     
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    While I've ordered a set of 3.73 gears, right now its a completely stock 94GT Auto. So the problem is the sender at the trans?
     
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    ScottyDsntKnow Well-Known Member

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    Well start with the little things. Could be a broken wire, could be the VSS, could be the VSS gear. Could be that the speedometer motor is shot. The good thing is you have a 94 so no PATS to worry about if you get a new cluster and swap it in.
     
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    Ok, I'll start with the little things... thanks!