The speedometer and odometer are electrically operated. There is no mechanical connection to the drivetrain. If there is no power, they don't work.
93 Nissan 300ZX P. Steering/odometerThe odometer stopped but the speedometer still works? I have to belive these are two different problems. There just shouldn't be any connection between the two. Treat it as such. Look at the power steering first. Is the belt intact and tight? Fluid full? Digital readout on odometer or mechanical? If mechanical, and the speedometer still works, then it is just the odometer that's bad. Direct connection speedometer to odometer, with no connection to the power steering as far as I know, and no reason for there to be. Even if digital, the power steering is simply a pump and some hoses with no need for anything electrical. There is no reason for the two to be connected.
The odometer is electronic, there is a plug in on the back of the speedometer, however the plugin for the odometer also may power other controls, so this may not be a good idea. I dont know why your trying to stop the odometer but your out of luck the computer keeps track of your information your odometer is just a read out like a monitor
Check the Tourqe Converter fuse, in the fuse box under the hood.(At least that that's where it is on a 96.)
Probably a power spike, often when a Caravan is "jumped". Try pushing the odometer/trip odometer button for 4-8 seconds. When it starts running a diagnostic test the speedometer should start jumping around and then reset itself. If it doesn't last, you may have a bad circuit. If a 100.??? comes up, you have problem of some type, maybe related-maybe not.
my Chevy blazer power seat on my 1996 Chevy blazer isn't working
It will effect the accuracy of the speedometer and odometer, effect the transmission shift points, effect the fuel mileage, effect the brake horse power,
I got the same issue a while ago. the sensor in the back is the ABS speed sensor (so ABS know how much power to send to the breaks). The cost is around 23$. once is fixed speedometer should work.
Does it have a fuse, is there power at the outlet??
buy a new instrument cluster or check the wires in back my car had that problem and it was a loose connection to the back of the panel
no power on the power windows switch
my 1992 ford f150 p/u 5.0 2 wd. the speedometer/odometer, power mirrors, radio, dome lights stopped working the truck runs fine, but the transmission shifts hard going from 1st. to 2nd and very going back down! all happened at the same time
The power or ground connections to the instrument cluster could be bad. Check the fuses, then the wiring to the dash to find a common problem for the heat, gauges and speedometer.
no, it runs when the car does.
free video instructions go to www.vehix411.com ................turn the power button on, make sure the odometer is on actual mileage2) turn the power off3) hold in the odometer button (in the center of the dash) while pressing the "power" button twice.4) watch the odometer display for dashes that are flashing, after the dashes are gone, the odometer reads 000000.5) release the odometer button the maint. required light will be off now
Electrical failure. Perhaps power is not getting from the battery to those components.
you replace it its unlawful to tamper with such things but hey knowledge is power remove two screws and reset the teeth on the main gear good to go
If the speedometer is an older, analog style, then the most common cause is a binding or damaged speedometer cable, which runs off the tail end of the transmission. You can remove the speedometer cluster and check if the cable on the back is connected or is visibly damaged. Worst case scenario would be the actual mechanism that drives the speedometer is damaged; the mechanism on most cars is not serviceable and you would have to replace the entire cluster. On some newer, analog speedometers, there is no cable. There is a signal wire that makes the needle move. With this type, they are usually computer controlled (especially if they have a digital odometer), and it would be best to seek the advise of a professional before attempting service. If it is an older digital gauge set, used in the '80's and '90's, then it might have an issue with the speedometer cable. But if there is no reading on the speedometer (not even a 00mph), then the problem is more than likely the digital display. The first thing you can try is finding the power and ground connectors to the display, and ensuring that they are connected. If it is getting power and ground, and there still is no display, then the cluster is faulty and needs to be replaced. I've heard of people rebuilding digital gauge cluster, with mixed results.
In my experience that is a failure of the alternator or something connected to it.
* Blown Fuse * Defective Switch (switches do wear out eventually) * Wiring possibly got pinched or severed
you might have a bad vehical speed censor or a loose wire
Numerous gauges not working at the same time are a power issue. The instrument cluster needs to be removes so that the wiring and circuit board connections can be tested.
When a meter stops working its not the meter that's broken it's the cables and circuits that control power the meter their should be a cable underneath the plastic that protects the meters follow that and replace it and it should be ok.
The odometer stays on for a while so that service personnel have time to record the mileage when, say, getting your oil changed. It uses very little power.
Yes, you need to replace the VSS.