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I had a mechanic change out a 6cyl w a standard transmission

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I had a mechanic change out a 6cyl w a standard transmission to a 305 8 cal with an automatic transmission, and the speedometer will not work, I have tried 3 clusters
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We installed an engine and transmission from an 1989 firebird, all of the indicator s work such as oil pressure , temperature, and voltage. The cruise control doesn't work and neither does the speedometer and or trip counter , about every 100 miles the trip counter runs about 2 miles very slowly
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

did you connect the vss[vehicle speed sensor]?on the automatic it is on the tailshaft of the transmission

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will ask my mechanic tomorrow if possible
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.


to me,it sounds as if the speed sensor isnt connected or the wiring to the vss is damaged,,the cruse control wont work until you get the speedometer to work


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks i will let you know if that sokves the issue
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

ok..please do..

i can give you the wiring diagram for it also if needed


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