Jerry
Jerry HalfDork
5/22/13 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
Dr. Hess UltimaDork
5/22/13 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
GameboyRMH UltimaDork
5/22/13 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
whenry HalfDork
5/22/13 6:10 p.m.

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

Jerry
Jerry HalfDork
5/22/13 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
trucke Reader
5/22/13 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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