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Whats the problem when speedometer stopped working on 1995 BMW 740I?

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What's the problem when speedometer stopped working on 1995 BMW 740I?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  George replied 5 years ago.

George :

Do you have any warning lights on in the instrument cluster?

Customer: Yes. ABS
George :

Have you had the fault memory read out yet to see what fault codes are stored?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Expert:  George replied 5 years ago.
Ok you will want to start here because it could be a bad speed sensor, or a problem with the ABS control unit. If you would like to narrow it down yourself you can swap the rear speed sensors from side to side, and if the speedometer now starts working then it is only a speed sensor that is faulty. If not then the ABS control module will need to be sent out to be to be re-built.

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