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Unread 11-15-2013, 07:39 AM   #1
mikes95YJ
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Speedometer problem

just on my drive home yesterday my speedometer started to asct up. it works till about 25mph then it bounces around like nuts. i mean ill be going prob 30 but it bounces to 90 then 60 back to 80 etc. its just bouncing everywhere. however, when i coast in neutral, it works just fine. anyone know whats wrong?

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Unread 11-15-2013, 10:50 AM   #2
TheBootlegger
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Maybe your Vehicle Speed Sensor has gone bad. Check on the driver's side of the t-case, there is a thing with wires going out, and the said thing (VSS) is held by one or two 10mm bolts if I remember correctly. remove bolts, the speedo gear should come out with it, if there are missing groves or it's badly worn, replace it. If it's good, then it might be your speedometer guage or wiring. If you need to replace the gear here's a chart I seem to be posting everyday LOL: http://www.quadratec.com/jeep_knowle...article-46.htm

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Unread 11-15-2013, 10:54 AM   #3
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Bootlegger called it. Our 95's have the electronic speedo. If it is acting crazy like that you either have a bad speed sensor or a loose connection somewhere. Check to make sure the plug at the speed sensor did not come loose. All so check for codes. That VSS wont always set one but sometimes it will. It is not a hardcode though so it wont turn the light on.
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Unread 11-15-2013, 11:10 AM   #4
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alright thanks guys ill be sure to check that out as soon as i can
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