I will take it into the garage but iím worried it might be a clutch or
"Nick /////" wrote:
> >I have a 1996 Fiat Punto and my speedometer is really
> starting to
> > bother me.
> > The needle will randomly go to the maximum then go to 25 mph
> and stay
> > there even though I'm going 40 mph on a double carriageway.
> > Somedays I can drive it without having any problems then
> > it'll do the same thing.
> > I've also noticed that it rarely happens when driving at
> night - when
> > it's considerably cooler.
> > Is this a side effect from a deeper problem or what? How
> much would it
> > cost to fix it.
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> Could possibly be the sender unit. When they get old they get
> and often play up when they get warm.
> Being mounted on the gearbox heat takes it time to soak into
> the sensor.
> Sometimes cold is the issue. There is of course a potential
> wiring / dirty
> connector issue.
> Sensors are not that expensive so I would start there first.
> Nick /////