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2003 VW passat speedometer not working

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Ted G. replied 8 years ago.
Does the odometer still work? Any check engine or other lights on?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
The check engine light is one (came on before the speedometer stopped working).
Expert:  Ted G. replied 8 years ago.
You will need to get the car scanned for codes, Autozone will do it for free. At this point I suspect your vehicle speed sensor has failed, and the code will tell you. BUT, that vehicle has a fairly sophisticated computer network so there may be other problems blocking the speed sensor readings. A trip to a VW specialist or dealer may be in order.
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