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Unread 12-02-2013, 09:48 PM   #1
leewong69
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Speedometer

What would cause the needle on the speedometer to move from side to side and not show me the speed I'm going while I'm driving.
Thanks in advance for the help.

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Unread 12-02-2013, 10:07 PM   #2
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Cable hanging up inside the sheath.
Either has a kink or needs greased.

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Unread 12-02-2013, 10:37 PM   #3
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Can I take the cable apart or do I need to replace.
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Unread 12-02-2013, 10:45 PM   #4
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You can pull it out of the sheath, see if the grease is old, dry. Possibly flush it out, regrease it, slip it back in.

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Unread 12-03-2013, 01:30 AM   #5
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Also caused by wear in the cable and loss of rigidty of the inner core and inappropiate routing with bends of less than 6" radius.

As said can be taken apart and regreased but use a lithium white grease and wipe off the last few inches. This MAY help.
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Unread 12-03-2013, 08:10 AM   #6
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