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#1 (permalink) Old 01-29-2004, 01:57 PM
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My 1985 325e's Odometer stopped working around 240,000. How do i fix the odometer and have it work again without taking it into the shop and have some guy overcharge me?? thanks.
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i would just buy a used or refurbished one which will run you about $40. it would cost about $30 to buy a new gear which is most likely the problem. That happened to my odometer around 128k miles and after i bought a used speedo and a new SI board i took my old one apart and found 3 bad gears. It seemed like the grease behind the gauge absorbed into the gears and caused them to easily fall apart
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This is for an e24 but parts and issues are the same.

http://www.z3bimmer.com/OffTopic/E24Bimmer/OdoGear/



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