Jerry HalfDork
May 22, 2013 5:54 p.m.

What's the most likely candidate? Finally deciding to get it fixed & if there's a point that 95% of them fail at, I'd like to pass it along to fixing guy. (I have a spare cable I bought with assorted parts after I bought the car.)

Dr. Hess UltimaDork
May 22, 2013 6:05 p.m.

Yeah, 95% of them fail at the 90 degree bend in the speedo cable just after it comes off the transmission.

GameboyRMH UltimaDork
May 22, 2013 6:07 p.m.

I know on AE92s which have the same transaxle, the weakspots are the lower speedo cable (good, easy to replace) and the plastic gear on the diff (bad, gearbox has to come apart). It's easy to remove and test the lower speedo cable.

whenry HalfDork
May 22, 2013 6:10 p.m.

output from the trans. Luckily we didnt have to rebuild gearbox when I fixed my SC

Jerry HalfDork
May 22, 2013 7:25 p.m.

I asked the MR2OC group on Facebook, got answers of 1) cable 2)plastic gear on the sender and 3)the cluster. To which someone replied immediately after "well that's all 3 places LOL".

This is why I haven't bothered with MR2.com or MR2OC.com since I found GRM.

trucke Reader
May 22, 2013 7:43 p.m.

Same issue with the FX16 when I got it. It was the cable. Got a new speedometer cable from the dealer.

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