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Old 10-07-2002, 05:56 PM
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Question Bouncy Speedometer Needle

I have a 90 300E.

Can anyone tell me why most of the time the speedometer needle bounces up and down around the speed I am driving? Other times (far fewer) it is dead solid, right on the money.

Any suggestion would be appreciated...
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Steve
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Old 10-07-2002, 10:17 PM
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My needle does that too on my '84 190e. prior to me having removed the cluster to fix the instrument lights that wouldnt turn on after I replaced the cluster the bouncy needle affliction occurred. it turned out that the traces on the circuit board had somehow burned out on the backside of the clusters circuit board. I was able to fix it with some small guage insutaled wiring and very careful soldering
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