THE SPEEDOMETER WORKS THEN WILL DROP TO 20MPH ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1998 Honda Civic
  • 128,000 miles

The speedometer works, then will drop to 20MPH and flutter. If the car is shut off, it might drop to zero, then work for a little bit, but always drops to 20 MPH and flutters. If I start the car and it is stuck at 20 MPH, I can disconnect the VSS and the speedometer will stay at 20. Is this a VSS issue or a gage cluster issue?

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 AT 12:06 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

-Inspect and test the VSS, if okay time to open up the cluster and investigate-

Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) (A/T & M/T) On top left front of transaxle.
Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) (CVT) On top of transaxle

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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 AT 1:31 AM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 AT 1:32 AM
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  • thanh chrysler
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You should also inspect cluster instrument

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Thursday, January 10th, 2013 AT 2:00 PM

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