Mitsubishi Pick-ups and Montero 1983-1995 Repair Guide

Speed Sensor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



In order to access the speed sensor, the combination meter/instrument cluster must be removed from the dashboard. Refer to the instrument cluster removal and installation procedure, later in this section.

TESTING



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See Figure 1

  1. Remove the combination meter/instrument cluster from the dashboard. Refer to the procedure later in this section for removal and installation instructions.
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  3. Connect an ohmmeter (resistance X 1 ohm range) between reed switch (+) terminal 1 and GND terminal 10 on the printed circuit board of the combination meter, then turn the speedometer cable shaft slowly, using a thin rod or similar tool.
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  5. It is normal if continuity and discontinuity between terminals alternate four times for every revolution of the shaft. If it does not do this, replace the speedometer assembly.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Vehicle-speed sensor terminals on the printed circuit board of the combination meter-1988-95 Pick-ups

 
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