Q: Speedometer not working in a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

asked by on February 15, 2016

My speedometer is not working, even though I just replaced the speed sensor.

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There may be a wiring issue in the speedometer circuit, or the gauge in the instrument cluster may be bad. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic to help diagnose and repair your speedometer concern.

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