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Where Is the Speedometer Cable on a Car Located?

by J.B. Hebert; Updated September 18, 2017

On most cars with cable-driven speedometers, the cable starts at the transmission, runs toward the firewall and goes through a grommet and into the backside of the speedometer. Learn about the use of electronic speedometers in newer vehicles with help from an auto mechanic in this free video on car speedometer cables.

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J.B. Hebert is a machinist, metal fabricator, and auto mechanic who has been fixing and modifying all things mechanical for over 20 years.

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