Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 01:26:41 -0700
From: TimeRanger <>
Subject: Re: Ticking noise from behind speedometer

On Thu, 07 Sep 2000 21:18:38 GMT, Julian Sweet <> wrote: >I have the identical problem and would be very curious as to what >solution you find... > > > > >On Wed, 6 Sep 2000 23:12:43 +0100, "Matthew Crump" ><> wrote: > >>Hi, >> >>I own a 1993 900SE (classic shape). >> >>There is a strange ticking noise eminating from behind the speedometer. >> >>The sound is more noticeable some of the time and barely audible at other >>times, the speed of the ticking increases and decreases with the speed of >>the car. >> >>I assume that it is something to do with the cable which connects to the >>speedometer. >> >>Am I correct in my assumption ?. If so is there a fairly simply remedy ?. >> >>Thanks, >>Matthew. >> >> While I have never had the problem on the Saab, I HAVE had it on the Dodge. Cause: Dry Speedo cable. Solution: Lube kit available at most auto parts stores. Requires disconnecting cable from tranny AND speedo unit (good luck getting behind dash on Saab). -- "Of what service would militia be to you, when most probably you will not have a single musket in the State; for as arms are to be provided by Congress, they may or may not furnish them?" -Patrick Henry, 5 June 1788

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