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#1 (permalink) Old 01-29-2004, 12:13 AM
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well, i know this mite be a dumb question, but i was wondering. i have a 1985 BMW 528E, my speedometer still isn't working. is there a link between the speed sensors on my brakes and my speedometer? or are these totally seperate things. No anti-lock brakes or anything. just lemme know, if not other things i can check to see if thats why my speedometer isn't working i already looked at the differential, but what do i need to focus on exactally? i see the sensors on the diff. but is there something i need to see if it looks wrong? just lemme know thanks!!

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pull the speedo pulse sensor out of the differential, and make sure it's not cracked.
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alrite, i dunno what it looks like but i'll try to find it and see and then i'll let u know, thanks!

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sorry, the sensor is located on the diff. it is held in place by 2 bolts. when you pull it out be carefull not to tear the rubber oring. HTH
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