Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Odometer/trip meter stopped working

asked by on

The odometer/trip meter stopped working.

A: There is only one vehicle speed sensor, so ...

There is only one vehicle speed sensor, so if the speedometer is working, then the problem lies in the instrument cluster, or trip computer. I recommend having a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come out to your car’s location to run a diagnostic inspection, and replace your speed sensor, if necessary.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Short in rebuilt ETM line

If you have determined that the power loss is within a wire inside the circuit, the wire will need to be replaced in order for this system to function properly. I would recommend having your loss of power service performed...

Q: Gear shift slips over to Manual Transmission without touching. I have to hold it to keep it in Automatic.

Hi there. All automatic transmissions require transmission fluid for them to work. In your engine compartment by the right side next to the radiator area, there is a box in front of the air filter housing. Remove that box and...

Q: Car starts up then cuts off two seconds later in cold weather

Anytime a car doesn't want to idle, the first thing you want to do is check for air leaks. There are a handful of vacuum lines and large rubber molded parts under the hood that air passes through and if...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.