How Do I Change A Speedometer Cabel
All times are GMT -5. Total cost was about US75. I just can't really figure out whether the rear cable is part number.I'd assume it's the latter, since it is the cheapest. My experience My speedo went dead about three days after I got my Supra (150,000 miles when I bought it). Remove the pipe with the short cable still attached.
Clean the dirt and debris from the area. It just pulls straight out. The clip is shown in the photo below.
Just replaced my speedometer cable confirmation today.
The bolt holds a flat piece of metal that fits into a slot in the sub-assembly.
Dont forget to check for leaks after a test drive.
With the speedometer cable disconnected, you can remove the gauge far enough forward to disconnect the rest of the accessories connected. As mentioned, you can always make your own.
Its a garden hose type of screw on connector. Large Image ExtraLarge Image Figure 11 The insert lower left shows what the MercedesBenz pulling tools look like that Pelican Parts sell for under.
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Now, while this will work, it is a substantially thicker wire to force through the dash opening than the Mercedes-Benz tool: there is also the possibility of scratching the cluster or the interior if you are not careful. It ended up being pretty easy, but as always whenever youre doing something for the first time, it takes longer. Mine however came out easily. Also the clip will not fit through the hole in the bulkhead so you should remove it now.
Small vise grips helped to turn. Large Image, extra-Large Image, figure sweatshirt 5, gently pry up the four plastic clips (red arrows) holding the vent and face plate to the dash, and then slide it forward. Ove the front of the cable into the hole.