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Thread: Speedometer Cable Broke

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    Speedometer Cable Broke

    Hey guys. My speedo stopped working so I pulled the cable off and found a pin on the speedo drive. Is there supposed to be a pin sticking out of my speedo drive at the wheel? I thought that the two pins were on the actual cable. Do I need to pull this pin out? I have already tried wiggling it it feels like it is part of the speedo drive. Any help would be appreciated.

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    apriliaforum expert random0082's Avatar
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    will prob b the end of the speedo cable thats broken off idve though? a square section 'pin' yea? if so, it is, yank it out with some pliers
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    It's happened to me before, the bit of cable that goes in the speedo drive broke off and got stuck in the drive. Get a pair of pliers and use a bit of force, if you stick can't remove it, spray some WD40 on it then let it soak it up then give it another go. Make sure you re-grease the speedo drive after if you use WD40.

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