Mechanics

SPEEDOMETER QUITS

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I have a 1998 Toyota Taoma 4x4 4 cyl. My speed. Is dig. Readout the last 2 times I drove it the speed. Quits the tach the milelage and then it comes back on after I crank it again. The last time I drove it it done the same thing this time the check eng. Light came on but it went out the 3rd time I drove it I call toyota and they said they never heard an speedometer problem like this so this is new to them. Please let me know what to do and maybe I can fix it. My milelage is 93,000 Thank You Randy.
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Tgru
April 6, 2007.




Have the vehicle speed sensor check at the tranny-Be advised that toyota may have 2 one at the dash.
Go for the tranny 1st.
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Rasmataz
Apr 7, 2007.
Thank you for the reply, how would I go about checking the tranny to find out the problem, also would I need to buy a meter to check this. Thank You Randy.

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Tgru
Apr 7, 2007.
Take it out-turn key to On-now spin it while someone look at the speedo if wiggle/fluctuates-its not engaging the gear in the tranny.

BTW toys are known to have 2 one at the dash-its a very tricky device to deal with

Rasmataz
Apr 7, 2007.
Thank You I'll Try that, I also was told there is a speed sensor control on ether the side or top of the tranny he said its got 1 screw and a wire harness and also he said the same thing you said the gear in the tranny is that true about the wiring on the tranny. Thank you Randy

Tiny
Tgru
Apr 7, 2007.
@ the tranny the VSS sometimes just not engaging right therefore its not spinning inside and not giving an AC signal back to the computer.

Rasmataz
Apr 8, 2007.

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