I have checked this all.
So my Q remains: how to swap the main speedo gear drive in the OD?
Bert Palte wrote:
> Rene wrote on this sunny afternoon:
> >It looks like I will have to change the speedometer drive gear. I can
> >hold still the cable while driving (speedo removed). I found this out by
> >a heavily swinging needle.
> Rene, first check the OTHER end of the speedo cable!
> Other possibilities:
> 1. The cable may have been broken.
> 2. The cable may have seized (had this once with my MG)
> 3. The cable may be otherwise defective.
> I've had a similar problem with my MG, once:
> the square opening on the speedo gear was TURNING AROUND
> the cable end, instead of DRIVING the cable end.
> This was an a NEW Smiths speedo cable:
> a "rogue" part, as my British supplier later said.
> (i had never heard the word "rogue" before....)
> So, check carefully!
> BTDT (= been there, done that)
Rene and Marion van Maanen
http://support.neth.hp.com/~renevm (intranet HP)
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