Author Topic: Odometer Repair  (Read 2978 times)


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Odometer Repair
« on: 09 April 2007, 07:24 AM »
All this talk about - Genuine Mileage - Clock Repair - Cruise Control etc reminded me of a problem I had in my car which was part of the overall rebuild of the instruments.

The odometer didn't work and the fix is quite simple and very elegant but takes a fine touch with a small toothpick and the smallest amount of Blue loctite.

Here is the website used

There is also a more comprehensive listing in a new article at the same site

The first attempt I made managed to glue the first two gears together but the second attempt has held up for 2 1/2 years.

Replacing the Speedo Cable also gave a rock steady speedo needle - especially at low speeds.



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Re: Odometer Repair
« Reply #1 on: 17 June 2018, 09:44 AM »
Looking for the articles referenced in the post below.  They point to which seems to no longer exist.  Are they stored elsewhere or is there similar elasewhere?


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Re: Odometer Repair
« Reply #2 on: 17 June 2018, 10:19 AM »
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