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help with electronic speedometer


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04-26-04, 11:23 PM   #1  
help with electronic speedometer

Hi all
have 86 Cougar 3.8 carb.automatic transmition.[164000km]
i notice lately that the speedometer [electronic] lags and undereads 20 or 30 kph ,and also that it takes a couple of seconds to come down to 0 after a stop. any ideas how to fix this problem?
Thanks very much for help

 
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04-27-04, 11:00 AM   #2  
it should be tested...

...according to the manufacturer's procedure...possibly with a signal generator. short of that...trying another cluster might tell you something...

 
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04-27-04, 09:12 PM   #3  
Thankx a lot for reply.Today i check the car again and 'discovered' the source of the problem [red face] someone push the E/M buton and i was reading miles per hr instead of k/p/h!!!!!!!!
Had a good chuckle!!! Regards

 
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