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Old 11-19-2003, 09:16 PM
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Hey guys, my chevelle has the stock speedometer in it and at about 85-90 my needle just starts flopping around between 90-120(peg). Is there any way i can fix that or is that just bad design in the gauge?

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Old 11-19-2003, 09:28 PM
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Powdered graphite lube should fix the problem. This means taking the speedo out of the dash to apply it.
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I would consider properly lubricating the speedometer cable itself first.
The bouncing needle is a good indicator, and besides it's much easier than removing the speedometer.
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How would i go about lubricating the speedometer?, just disconnect it from the transmission and spray up it, or pull it from the back of the gauge or am i totally off on both?
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