"Arthur Dent1" wrote:
> Sounds like something got re-connected not quite tight enough
> and it fell
> off/loosened up to the point of inoperability, or something
> got munged while
> you were working on something near it. Check everything you
> worked on, and
> anything near there, cables, electrical connectors, etc.
> ....or it could be a coincidental failure unrelated to the
> work you did.
> What, exactly, is displayed on the dash? Zeros? Any numbers?
> No numbers? Is
> there a zero for speed and it just stays zero when you are
> If the backlight for the display is working but there are no
> displayed (no LCD segments at all) then I would suspect that
> electrical between the computer and the display is preventing
> a readout. If,
> OTOH, there is a zero displayed for speed, that doesn't change
> when you are
> driving, you know the readout is probably OK and you should
> look to see if
> maybe the speedometer cable got knocked loose.
> > "DATA98" wrote:
> > > Well it was a vacuum leak that was causing the car
> too idle
> > > too high, but now I have another problem. It has
> > > electronic dash, and when I was done putting
> > > together after putting the head gaskets on...I
> started the car
> > > and drove it and the speedometer was working fine
> plus it was
> > > showing me the average miles per gallon, how much
> gas is in
> > > the tank, etc... well, a little after that the
> > > stoped working. Any idea what would make the
> speedometer and
> > > dash not work? It's lit up and everything, just
> not telling
> > > me how fast I'm going. So, any ideas...and thanks
> > > everyone for the help. I really appreciate it.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks Alot,
> > > James
> > Any clue on the speedometer anyone?
> > James
It just displays zero the entire time...it was working when we first
started it back up...but Iíll check the cables and all and see if
something came loose.
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