I have a '95 Honda Accord, and it is my first car, so I do not know everything I probably should about cars in general. So specific answers would be greatly appreciated.
When I bought my Accord, the speedometer & tripometer seemed to be working. Until one day I bought gas and when I pushed the button to reset the tripometer, it went to 0000 and now will not record any mileage.
My speedometer constantly tells me I am at 18-20mph even when I am completely stopped. When the engine turns, the needle does jump up to 40, but then goes back down to 20.
Also, when I start my car, it is telling me I'm idling close to 2.
What is the problem? Does something need to be reset or will I have to try to go to a junkyard and find a different one? If I do end up needing a new dash completely how would I record the miles since it won't be the same.
Re: 1995 Honda Accord LX - Speedometer not working!
Depends on the cause of the symptom. Sounds like the drive circuit in the speedometer head unit is faulty. It's replaceable as a unit, behind the gauge cluster. A speedometer repair shop can adjust the replacement speedometer head unit to match your current mileage.
Originally Posted by phootbag
A "dizzy" is that magical thing you replace when your car wont start.
Originally Posted by chrisff521
Ok so youre saying I should replace the whole "dizzy" ?
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