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FAQs on Speedometer Repairs

FAQs on Speedometer Repairs

Your car's speedometer is often overlooked, but it is one of your vehicle's most important safety and operational features. The speedometer is precisely what it sounds like: it is the part of your car that displays the speed at which your vehicle is traveling. When your speedometer starts to malfunction, you must have it serviced and repaired right away. Not only can an inaccurate speedometer reading put you at risk of being pulled over for a speeding ticket, but it can put you and other drivers in jeopardy.   How Do Speedometers Stop Working? The most common reason behind a faulty speedometer is electrical issues within the automobile. However, it could also be a wide range of other reasons:  Defective speed sensor Malfunction in the engine control unit (ECU) Electrical wiring or blown fuse  To properly diagnose a speedometer, your trusted technicians at Scruggs Automotive will use several methods. Our expert team will begin with checking the sensor and al ... read more