Detail: I have a 2000 ford ranger, 6cyl, 5spd manual trans and the speedometer spins much too fast. I did disconnect the sensor in the rear to see if it would stop and it didn't, I assumed that would stop the odometer from working at all.. What do I do ???
Solution: -Possible drive (Spin) by cable. Mai Lor , Hi, a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US. click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. Goodluck! , these can also be caused by a bad alternator , Since your speedometers work, the problem is in the gearing to the trip and mileage odometers. Simple problem, major pain to fix but, remove instrument cluster - you'll have to remove speedo cable to get it out. Use the old Mark I eyeball to check for broken parts. Might even have to drop steering column - disconnect air bag first! , The problem is going to be a worn or broken odometer gear. You can purchase the gear at odometergears.com for $29.00 with the shipping. Follow their how to repair on the Mustang to help in the repair. I believe you will have just the worm gear to replace.