i need help i got the speedometer cable replaced my car was a cruise
control car i bought the cable for a non cruise car i checked the
cable drive gear and the gear inside the trans i know the speedo its
self moves freely soo eveything is good but the speedometer does not
work still WHY?
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
I'm confused...again... Does the car have cruise now, or has it been removed? The speedo cables for cruise/non-cruise are different, since cruise cars have two cables. The cable from the trans to the cruise transducer has a threaded barrel fitting on both ends.....cables for non-cruise have the barrel fitting only on one ends, and the other ends is a female slip-fit into the speedo head. Does the transmission end connect directly to the trans speedo gear housing, or does the trans have a 90 degree adapter on it that the cable attaches to? There are two gears on the trans that operate the speedo....one in the gear housing, and the drive gear on the tailshaft of the trans. BOTH must be in good shape. If you connect the cable to the speedo head in the gauge cluster, can you spin the cable on the trans end and see the gauge move? If so, then one or both of the trans gears(or the adapter, if present) are at fault.
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