Speedometer Needle Problem - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

» Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-30-2005, 09:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Car:
Posts: 2
Photos:
Todd Ferrie is an unknown quantity at this point
Hello,

I'm new to the forum and need a little guidance.

I have a 1989 325i convertible. The needle on the speedometer stops working from time to time. If I tap the panel, it usually starts working again. Otherwise it just starts working for no apparent reason over time. The odometer stops when this happens as well. Does anyone know what causes this? Is there a quick fix?

Along the same lines, the light for the speedometer goes off every now and then as well. Is these problems related?


I have very limited knowledge...please advise!


Thanks!
Todd Ferrie is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-30-2005, 12:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Car:
Posts: 48
Photos:
Scotsman is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by Todd Ferrie@Jun 30 2005, 09:40 AM
Hello,

I'm new to the forum and need a little guidance.

I have a 1989 325i convertible. The needle on the speedometer stops working from time to time. If I tap the panel, it usually starts working again. Otherwise it just starts working for no apparent reason over time. The odometer stops when this happens as well. Does anyone know what causes this? Is there a quick fix?

Along the same lines, the light for the speedometer goes off every now and then as well. Is these problems related?


I have very limited knowledge...please advise!


Thanks!
[snapback]358557[/snapback]

Does your radio still work when your speedo stops? the radio and speedo are on the same circuit in my '90 convertable, and the fuse used to vibrate loose in the engine compartment on me from time to time causing approx. the same problem.
Scotsman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2005, 01:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Car:
Posts: 2
Photos:
Todd Ferrie is an unknown quantity at this point
The radio works fine.
Todd Ferrie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2005, 12:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Car:
Posts: 358
Photos:
bad man working is an unknown quantity at this point
It could be the speed sensor in the diff or a dry joint in the cluster or the speedo head itself try cleaning the diff sensor first they’re easy to get to and are normally cover in swarf
bad man working is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
E34 Speedometer Problem rml612 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 2 08-26-2005 01:50 PM
Z3 Speedometer Needle Not Working djs1122 1,6,7,8 - Series and Mini Cooper 1 07-11-2005 01:49 PM
Electric Speedometer Problem Alf 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 0 03-23-2005 11:30 AM
E39 1999 528i Speedometer problem vinny 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 4 06-24-2004 12:30 PM
Speedometer problem Alpha 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 3 06-18-2004 03:57 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:57 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.