Speedometer Gauge Jumps Back And Forth.

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Old 09-11-05, 08:24 PM
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Speedometer Gauge Jumps Back And Forth.

The speedometer gauge in my 1979 280zx jumps back and forth from 0 to 110mph while driving and sometimes sitting still. The oil pressure gauge also turns on and off every 15 seconds are so. And every once in a while the rpm gauge will stick. Would new cables fix these problems or is it something more serious? The car has been sitting for about 10 years and I have just recenly got it runnng and I am just trying to fix all the little junk with it now. Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
 
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Old 09-12-05, 06:33 AM
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Greasing the cables will likely stop the needle jumping. Cleaning the oil sending unit connection may help.
 
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