Author Topic: Speedo not working  (Read 1913 times)

Offline liverpool66

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Speedo not working
« on: 07 May 2017, 20:21 »
Hi, I've got a MK2 GTI 16v and the speedo is doing nothing.

I assumed this was cable related, and it appears that it is.
However, if I remove the cable from the gearbox and spin the red plastic cog, the speedo moves. Put it back in the gearbox- nothing.
Can the red cog become worn to the point where it does nothing, or is there a way of putting it into the gearbox and nothing happening?
I've ordered a new red cog, but I'm not convinced it will make any difference.
Any ideas??

Offline lemski

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Re: Speedo not working
« Reply #1 on: 08 May 2017, 20:00 »
Have you swapped gearboxs or cable? Theres 2 cog sizes from memory im just wondering if its the wrong cog but if it did work and doesnt now id look in the speedo hole and see if theres any damage to where tge cog sits in