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If it is digital it is electronic. If it has a hand (like on a mechanical watch) it has a cable. in 1990 whether it is digital ar analog gauges there both driven by a electric speed sensor. gmjim In 1990 the full size Jimmys 4wd actually had both. (I am not sure about the 2wd.) Some were electric and some were mechanical. Even though your speedo has a hand like a watch it still may be electric. The easiest way to tell is to look under the hood for a cable going through the firewall and a cable attached to the transmission. If you don't see a cable then look on the tail section of the transmission. If you see an electric plug, that is the speed sensor so you have an electric speedo.

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