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Old 10-04-2003, 03:53 AM
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Question odometer stopped

just purchased 240d. looked over by two "family" mechanics.

odometer not working. any suggestions?

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Old 10-04-2003, 06:46 AM
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This is a common problem. Do a search on this forum. There are many posts on the reapir. Mine took me less than an hour to repair.
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Old 10-04-2003, 10:57 AM
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Pull the speedo out and send it to Steve Brotherton at Continental imports

http://www.continentalimports.com/ci_home.html

they can or used to rebuild them and can give you a couple day turn around. He is listed on this site as Stevebfl PM him and verify they still work on the VDO gauges.
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Old 10-04-2003, 10:52 PM
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Could be as simple as the speedometer cable falling off the transmission tailhousing after 17+ years of vibrations and conditions.
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Old 10-05-2003, 12:40 PM
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Try this http://instrument.mbzarticles.org/odo/ I use small bolt cutters to "nick" the shaft, needless to say to much squezzen is to be avoided. Just take your time, its not a hard job.

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