Usually anytime gages or lights act funny meaning they are just not going on or off which would be a powerloss, clean and simple. When you have bad or missing ground wire connections, what you get are under-powered dash lights, head lights, parking lights, and gages that look like theyre at the disco dancing to the wrong beat. This means that the components w/ bad grounds have to ground through different methods i.e... through metal chassis contact or worst of all grounding through a circuit that its not supposed to. That is why you have several indictions whichever circuit has a bad ground it is affecting the nearest circuit by grounding through it which scrambles and fights the energy in the other circuit creating your haywire symptoms. Best thing to do is identify your ground circuits and make sure the connections are good. Sometimes adding extra grounds could be your only solution to what can become a big headache. You'll need a wiring schematic and some basic knowledge of how electricity works. I suggest first some elematary reading on simple ciruits and electrical trouble-shooting before attemping repairs, This stuff is in most vehicle repair manuals,but for the most part bad connections are visible once you find the start and end of the circuit it can be pretty obvious. loose screw or bolt, loose terminal connection, or a hard overheated wire that acts more like resistor (like a dam restricting flow of electrons). Electrons flow like water, kink the pipe and u get less water same with electricity. Hope this helps to get You started on becoming aleast a little more knowledgeable when dealing with electrical issues. Tired connections and wiring are always an issue in older vehicles. Learning how to remedy simple wiring problmes is a must. Unless your vehicle has had electrical fires or severe short circuits what you are dealing with are fatigue induced problems. Age in another word.
Nissan terrano 11 techometer not working
Did you find the problem? I have the same issue.
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If the speedometer and tachometer are not working in a 1994 Nissan Kingcab 4X4 V6, it could be that a fuse is burned out. It could also be that their mechanisms in the undercarriage are corroded or dirty if the vehicle was used for 4-wheeling off road.
Try checking Fuse #7 10amp under the dash. This is for a 1997 model.
If speedometer itself is working then gears inside the assembly are damaged.
The speedometer and odometer may stop working in a Nissan Pathfinder due to an electrical short. It may also need a new spark plug.
If the speedometer breaks, it effects the odometer. Check the speedometer cable it may be broken, even under the insulation.
I had a similar problem on my old 90 Nissan pathfinder and it ended up been a Speedometer cable that broke.
One of your vacuum lines has come loose or is broken. Check all the lines and repair the broken line or replace it back on the nipple that it came off of.
you probably have a bad speedometer cable. usually you have to order a new one from the dealership.
Look for a loose ground/connecting wire.
If the odometer stopped working and the speedometer and cruise control still work, you have a bad odometer. It is part of the speedometer assembly so the whole thing will have to be replaced.
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Hi There, On my 1995 Nissan Pick-up, The speedometer as well as the tachometer would intermittenly stop working. Sometimes one would work then the other would stop working, sometimes both stopped working at the same time. I never knew when it would happen. Then, at 90,000 miles, the Check Engine light came on and everything worked GREAT. It turns out that the wire that sets off the Check Engine light was shroting out causing the problems. It was fixed today for a cost of $160.65. It worked for me, I hope that it works for you. Good Luck!
maybe your speed sensor is bad you will get a check engine light on the dashboard too.
1998 Nissan Pathfinder the speedometer and heat gauge quit workin?
The speedometer is cable driven.
Sorry, it can't be done. You have to change the whole unit because the odometer is tamperproof. Check with your Nissan dealer to see what your options are.
you will have to replace.
No, this Pathfinder does not have a speedometer cable. It has a speed sensor on the transfer case.
Most of the time, the speedometer cable breaks, and you replace it. The best way to find out, is to unscrew it from the transmission, and see if you can pull the cable out from the casing. If it checks out to be good, then it will be the drive gear inside the transmission, or the speedometer itself.
The odometer runs on the same electronic gear driven sensor as the speedometer so if the speedometer is working and the odometer is not the problem is in the "Speed head" (speedometer unit in the dash). Mine and several others I have seen break at about 40,000 and will need replacing.
the speed sensor, trans. sensor , or the speedometer cable