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Should the speedometer cable be checked first if the speedometer on a 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue tries to work sometimes but most of the time it does not?


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2007-04-15 11:14:04
2007-04-15 11:14:04

Speed sensor. There is not a cable on this car.

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Depends. Usually low or dirty fluid. Get it checked by a professional.

It IS possible. Tell us more-- does it crank over? Have you checked anything else?

I haven't checked the wiring diagram on this one, but sometimes there's a fuse for the DRL circuit and a separate fuse for the blinkers. If they are on the same fuse, you're out of luck.

It is either the speed sensor or the wiring. Have it checked out.

Have your votlage output on your alternator checked? Have your votlage output on your alternator checked?

You need to have it checked for codes to know what to diagnose.

Your speedometer may have failed, or the speedometer cable that connects to the transmission, or the plastic gear in the transmission may be broken.

It is possible. Most new vehicles have a sensor attached to the transmission that tell the speedometer how fast the vehicle is traveling. I suggest checking, or having the sensor checked first.

i would have the light switch checked to see if it is faulty

Have it checked for codes, that should give an indication of possible causes.

You need to start by having your car checked for codes. You can then fix the cause. It will probably have to do with a speed sensor.

Have electronic vehicle speed sensor in transmission checked out. It will cause loss of speedometer function and set a fault code(check engine light).

have you checked the fuse? is the dimmer switch turned down? have they just quit working? Headlights/taillights work? Interior light? Need more info!! What have you checked so far?

It depends on the sensitivity of parameters where cctv cameras are set. Sometimes it is checked daily, weekly or monthly

The speedometer is wired to a VSS. If it has failed then the unit will need to be replaced. Odometer and trip meter are wired into the same fuse and should be checked. If the fuse is blown the odometers will not work.

Sometimes. that answer is right i checked

Have the ABS checked for coedes, the rear sensor might have failed.

You may want to take your car to a shop for it to be looked at and maby they can tell you after it has been checked.

You need to have the transmission computer checked for codes to know possible causes.

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