Speedo stuck?

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by JPjr28, Jun 8, 2015.

  1. JPjr28

    JPjr28 Member

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    My ignition module and regulator fried a while back, got that taken care of but the speedo and odo doesnt work now. I cleaned the sensor (for the sleedo) so i know its not that. Any ideas?
    Thanks

    Its a 99 FXD
     
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  2. stray dog

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    Did the speedo work for awhile after the IM & VR where replaced?

    If it didn't, I would suspect the speedo itself was also a casualty of the bad VR.
    Although don't chuck a new speedo on that hunch alone.

    Cleaning the fuzz off the VSS doesn't rule out if its good or bad. I'm not sure if they can be tested like a CKP or not.
     
  3. JPjr28

    JPjr28 Member

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    No didnt work at all after. A buddy is gonna look it up tonight
     
  4. stray dog

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  5. JPjr28

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    Bike runs great. Front signals work fine but rear are dim. Im working on getting a new tail light.
    So no way to test the speedo?
     
  6. stray dog

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    I'm not sure how to test the speedo. It may be time to have a dealer test it. No matter where you get a new or used speedo it is a dealer install, they need to set the mileage correctly.

    Maybe someone else will chime in here with more info.

    Check all fuses carefully.
     
  7. Dan.1977P

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    If the tail light is dim, there could be a loose ground and if that same ground is used for the speedo and the speedo requires a certain voltage, that could be your issue.
    Have you gotten an electrical manual and checked the voltages and resistance to the speedo yet?