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1986 XJ6 Speedometer Issue

Old 12-13-2010, 10:48 AM
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Default 1986 XJ6 Speedometer Issue

I understand that my 1986 XJ6 has an electronic speedometer. The speed needle is stuck somewhere around 25MPH (doesn't go up or down, just forever stuck). The odometer is working and the trip meter is also working. Additionally, I believe the average speed is working on the onboard computer. Does this sound like my speed sensor mounted to the transmission is ok? In that case, I assume that the actual speedometer gauge must be bad and that I need to replace the gauge. Does that sound correct?
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Yes, if the odometer is working, the tranny speed sensor is fine.

Before I replaced the speedometer, I would try to fee up the needle by moving it by hand (some dis-assembly required!)
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