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Speedometer, odometer, cruise control not working. I just

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Speedometer, odometer, cruise control not working. I just replaced gears in cluster and the VSS
JA: Have you checked the fuse? What size is your engine?
Customer: 1996 4.6
JA: What is the model of your '96 Ford?
Customer: MustAng gt
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Replaced vss and gears in cluster
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

Using the diagram below. Can you OHM test the VSS sensor wires to the instrument cluster to see if there is an open circuit?

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I dont have a meter what if i pull out the vss and manually spin the gears and see if speedo works would that tell me if its a bad wire?
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Yes it would tell if the wires are bad as long as your sure the 2 prior repairs were done right and those parts are good.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

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Thanks Chris