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We just bought a 1990 burb.....the speedo is stuck at 68 mph:rolleyes:

I'd love to fix it myself, my hubby thinks its not a big deal.....but it's driving me nuts!!

Any help appreciated:biggrin:

Ughhh...I just realized Im in the wrong section...(I think):redface:
 

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Kill 'em with kindness

Well, it could be something as simple as a speedometer cable. There is a cable that runs from the back of the speedo to the transmission. They fail on older vehicles a lot. GM's instrument clusters are known to have troubles too. The cable can be purchased from the local parts store. Pick one up and with a little creativity you could add it to the Valentines gift for him. Tuck it under a cute set of boxers and throw in a Home Depot gift card. Don't say anything....guys can always turn a simple request into a nagging situation. The cable will say it all.

If the cable doesn't fix the trouble then take it to a speedometer shop in your area.
 

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I think the 90's used a Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) that is located on the back of the speedometer. If it has gone bad it should set the check engine light and will give you a code stating so.
 

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I think the 90's used a Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) that is located on the back of the speedometer. If it has gone bad it should set the check engine light and will give you a code stating so.
I believe he's right. No more cables for speedos.
 
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