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How do you replace a broken speedometer cable in a 1988 Ford Tempo?

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2004-11-21 09:56:46

The question you ask is too involved for a proper answer. You need to go to a car parts store, and get a repair manual for your car. They cost about $16.00 Or, go to a Public Library.

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