Speedometer and tach malfunction

Tiny
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  • 1997 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
  • 110,000 MILES

Speedometer and tachometer is not working, however temp and gas gauge works.
replaced the cluster, no result
speedometer sensor in transmission is on order
any speculations?

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 11:57 AM

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Tiny
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I would make sure they are bad before throwing more parts at it. A scan tool will verify the speed sensor.

The tach may be a connection either at the connector behind the dash or at the pcm. You need to verify part failures before throwing parts at it.

Roy

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 12:07 PM
Tiny
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Great thank you, I have a scan tool for my laptop that plugs into the obd port, however it is a minidisk? Software question I guess are you familiar with minidisk for a laptop. I think its obsolete data material

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 12:10 PM
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There are comppanies that give you software for your laptop. I have bowser electronics that reads codes and info.

Look on the internet.

Roy

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 12:13 PM

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