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Q: I need to get my speedometer fixed.

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Speedometer not functioning properly.

A: As most cars now have an electronic speedom...

As most cars now have an electronic speedometer, the problem is most likely with the speed sensor in the transmission. Have a technician inspect your speedometer to determine if the gauge is bad or the sensor.

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