<VV> FW: Help: Speedo
daveandonna at embarqmail.com
Fri Sep 11 09:56:54 EDT 2020
Likely it’s the bushing in the speedometer. The squealing was it’s death scream. If it froze, it might have taken the cable with it.
Luck on the fix.
Dave from Blue Diamond
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> On Sep 10, 2020, at 6:32 PM, Matt via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> Another quick update: the '61 successfully passed state inspection after replacement of the front turn signal sockets. The car is running great, and we have done a few more items. But a new problem came up yesterday.
> I took my wife out for a drive around the neighborhood in the afternoon. As we were driving, a squealing noise started coming up from the speedometer. As I rounded a corner near the house, the speedo stopped working altogether. There was no needle wobble prior; the needle stayed true and accurate. Yes, it has been a while since the cable was last lubricated.
> Any thoughts? How do I determine if the problem lies in the speedo cable or perhaps the #2 worm that Clark's says is usually the culprit?
> Thanks in advance!
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