Dodge Omni/Horizon/Rampage 1978-1989 Repair Guide

Speedometer Cable

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Reach under the instrument panel and depress the spring clip retaining the cable to the speedometer head. Pull the cable back and away from the head.
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  3. If the core is broken, raise and support the vehicle and remove the cable retaining screw from the cable bracket. Carefully slide the cable out of the transaxle.
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Fig. Fig. 1 The speedometer cable runs from the transaxle, through the firewall, to the speedometer head

To install:

  1. Coat the new core sparingly with speedometer cable lubricant, then insert it in the cable.
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  3. Install the cable at the transaxle.
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Fig. Fig. 2 Speedometer cable routing on the automatic and manual transaxles

  1. Lower the car and insert the cable into the speedometer head.
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