569 sl


Old 01-21-13, 10:25 PM
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569 sl

Another problem with my 560 SL (87) (109,500 miles) Benz. The miles on both the trip and the total miles stopped working but the speedometer works fine. Before I start into this project has anyone know what I'm facing.
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Old 01-22-13, 11:49 AM
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At that age, I would assume it's a plain old analog odometer. Chances are there's a broken or badly worn gear in the speedo head. Only way to track it down is to remove cluster and go looking. There are some aftermarket gears available; I did a fix many years ago on a Saturn with same issue.

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Mercedes 560SL odometer isn't working...? - Yahoo! Answers
Speedometer and odometer | Mercedes-Benz Club of America
560sl odometer and speedometer not working - PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum

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