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Old 12-14-2008, 08:32 PM
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Fixed all up, ALMOST

Hey all. Lovin my lude so far, and fixing it up has been awesome. But there are still a couple things i think i coould do myself.

So my speedometer doesn't like to work, and recently, it has actually improved from not working, to sometimes working. My stepdad said it might be a kink in the cable and to check it, but i don't even know what to look for!

Also, my Brake lamp light is on, and its my driver side brake light that doesn't come on. They are after market headlights, so looking at the manual hasn't helped. If I post a picture, does anyone think they could help me?
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Glad to hear you're enjoyin' the lude & yeah pics sound good playa'
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

The speedo is electronic..no cable, just a sensor. Its on the top rear of your transmission. You have to take the intake off to find it. Its decently easy, yet hard in a way because of the bolt location, to swap the sensor once you've found it, just dont lose the little square key thing inside of it. Download the 4th gen service manual from my sig it should have detailed pics....edit: oh its not in my sig nvm..edit: now it is in my sig

as for the light, did you try replacing the bulb?

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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

pictures will help.
don't know how aftermarket headlights would affect your breakights though....
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

yeah thomas, that was dumb of me, i meant after market tail lights...
link to what they look like, idk what the name is but maybe someone will recognize?

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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Try replacing the bulb.
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Maybe you will need a new VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) for the speedometer problem. Could cost anywhere from $50 to $120...depends if you buy used or new. Def is a DIY. It is located on the transmission near the back firewall.

2 bolts - 10-12mm
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Updates? Fixed yo **** yet?
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Im going nuts trying to find my headlight bulb! i got the bulb out, but its not one i have ever seen on a car. It's TINY! Not only that, i cant even figure out where i would get one in this small town! The brake light was easy though! Will post a pic of my lights in different modes at night now!
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Post a pic of the bulb
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

ill try to google one. its like -30 celcius right now so i am NOT going outside to do that lol.
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

F that lol when it warm up use a test light on the socket to see if it's the bulb or not.
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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Sorry for double post, edit wasnt working. here is link its the H3 bulb in there, but white/clear

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Re: Fixed all up, ALMOST

Just order em' off the internet. Probably a bit cheaper and a greater selection. Phillips Crystalvisions FTW.
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