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Old 10/23/18, 09:52 AM
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Speedometer is out

Hey every one I am looking for some suggestions on why my speedometer has quit working
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Old 10/23/18, 10:13 AM
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Have you checked your speedo cable to make sure it's still i one piece?
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What year/engine is your car? 1979-93 cars with EFI or cruise control have a cable or speed sensor. If it is a carbureted car without cruise, it could be the cable. The drive gears in the transmission could also be worn and can be easily replaced.
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Found out why it quit

Found out my cable was melted from a small fire I had any one know where to get them for the 2.3l rock auto is a no go
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They're all the same, with one caveat. An example of one:

The caveat: If your Fox is an *early* one (83-86) and does *NOT* have cruise control, the cable is apparently different:

Probably a length issue.

I'm sure your sender (the gear on the transmission end) is good, but just in case:

And finally, just for grins, all things speedometer cable for an '83 or thereabouts:

You might also check American Muscle, LMR, Ebay and Amazon, and if a vendor chimes in, them maybe, and of course you probably could go to a Ford dealer and get the things there.

Hope that helps, and good luck!

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