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Experience:  BEng Hons mechanical engineering 20 years repairing my own cars and others, 8 yrs in formula 1 engin
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How do you repair a 1977 630CSi odometer?

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How do you repair a 1977 630CSi odometer?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.


inside the speedometer the odometer arm that ratchets the milage 'barrel round and this can sometimes stick

if this is the VDO instrument then these can tricky to dismantle as the bezel ring aorund the outside of the instrument is swaged over the edge so it needs prising back all the way round

if you're not comfortable doing this I'd suggest sending the gauge off to a specialist such as

Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


Different expert. Did you need more specific directions on accessing the speedometer as in removing the cluster, or something else

If possible, please provide the vin number so I can pull any needed diagrams to help you in this

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

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