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Old 21 Sep 2008, 07:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Broken Speedo

I have a 97 Impreza with a broken speedometer.
Is there a way to check and see if its just the cable thats broken?

How hard is it to replace just the cable?

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Old 21 Sep 2008, 09:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Broken Speedo

Have a look if the cable has come adrift from the gearbox. Also look at the cable behind the clock set. Insure that the drive is fully home and locked into position.
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Old 22 Sep 2008, 10:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Broken Speedo

and if that fails check the vehicle speed sensor in gearbox..................
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Old 03 Mar 2009, 12:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Broken Speedo

I have no idea where the speed sensor is on the gearbox.
Anyone no a cheap place online to pick up a speedo cable?
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Old 20 Mar 2009, 10:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Broken Speedo

Nevermind. It was the drive adapter. I hear its very common for those to break in subaru's.
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