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1999 Nissan Frontier Question: Speedometer

 

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Mr Dear, 3.3L V6, Cedar Park, TX, October 25, 2010, 12:51
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My speedometer is very eratic....doesn't work at all sometimes....other times it says Im doing 80 when im in a 30mph zone?????

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    daveer (see my shops), October 25, 2010, 13:09
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    Could be a variety of reasons for this. We have seen Vehicle speed sensors and or gear, speedometer head or even a unified meter control cause this kind of issue. Most common is a Vehicle speed sensor (VSS). Need to check for codes in computer. If it has a P0500 most of the time that turns out to be something with the VSS. If not would need to run some tests to track down problem.

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    Mr. Whizard November 21, 2013, 07:57
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    Common problem with these instrument clusters. We repair these and many other instrument clusters at a very reasonable price. Visit http://www.mrwhizard.com for more information.

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