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MJS69 04-11-2012 11:05 PM

removing speedo gear housing from TH400
 
Hi all

I figured as long as I'm doing all this work under the car I may as well fix my inaccurate speedo problem. I've never removed the speedometer gear housing from a TH400, I got the retaining plate off, now how do I remove the housing itself without messing it up?

mmerlinn 04-12-2012 04:39 AM

Just grab the speedo cable and pull.

SSedan64 04-12-2012 05:55 AM

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If it's corroded it can be a pain. May need Vise Grips, Channel Locks pliers etc..
Soak it with some PB Blaster or my favorite below. LOL!

MJS69 04-12-2012 12:06 PM

Thanks fellas I'll soak it with some penetrating oil and yank it out tomorrow....

mmerlinn 04-13-2012 01:56 AM

I have had thousands of 400s over the years and never had a problem yanking the speedo out, even when the case was so corroded that there were corrosion holes in the case.

SSedan64 04-14-2012 07:19 AM

Yeah, the TH400 aren't bad.
I'm used to the 200-4Rs' that have the Steel Bullet & Aluminum case, they're a real pain sometimes :boxing: dissimilar metals. :smash:


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