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andykiefer
    
I was riding along in my 54 Olds when the speedometer started making a squeaky noise & quit!!
I was riding along in my 54 Olds when the speedometer started making a squeaky noise & quit!! It started all of a sudden, then the speed indicator started shimmering. After a few miles the noise stopped and I thought, "thats a good sign", however upon looking at the speedometer again I noticed it had stopped completely.

Is this a situation where I have to completely replace the cable to the transmission, check where the cable connects to the speedometer or replace the speedometer all together?

Thanks for any help.
posted: February 5, 2014
 
    
 
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b4bear
    
If it quit completely, you have a broken cable (hopefully not in your trans), or a broken speedometer. The cable is the better of the two, speedometers that age are hard to find...good luck...
posted:  February 5, 2014
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swanny711
    
It sounds to me like the cable broke. Its an easy fix. You can get a universal speedo drive cable (its just the inside of the cable) and cut it to length.
posted:  February 12, 2014
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52mercurymontery
    
You have twisted the cable and it has broken. [ussally lack of grease] remove the cable from under the dash & on the trans. then pull the cable out of the housing. [both ends] Get a new made up from these pieces and re-install with lots of grease.
posted:  February 12, 2014
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