Im not sure entirely if the 1994 models have a speedometer cable. Remember to replace with a head from the same configuation of truck. You also need to be able to access the back of speedometer gauge to unplug the speedo cable and unscrew the unit from the side of the tranny location dependant on auto or manual trans. Disconnect the cable from the back of the Speedometer. This is a torx tips screw, but … I was successful with pliers.
You can clean the speed sensor simply by removing it from its housing and using a degreaser spray. You can do it your self or a transmission shop, as for getting your Van scanned for the codes to let you know which sensor when bad. Remove the screw and make sure the cable connection notch is pointing up when you replace the screw. Its a tight area, and not very comfortable to work. It just slides on the cable post inside the tailgate door housing. BobMc hey if it goes to 0 more than it goes to the top speed, just leave it until you're about to get rid of it. Two repairs that are typical for these machines are the speed sensor black plastic part goes bad, or the brass transmission speedo shaft has seized in it's aluminum housing.
Remove these bolts, and you should be able to get the cover out of the way. On a 1985 extended cab with 22R engine which I presume would be similar you remove the plastic top and bottom around the steering column, about 7 screws. Either they are held with screws or clip retainers that require a sharp pull. Not too hard to do if you're comfortable with taking the cluster loose. The instrument cluster will need to be removed. There are 4 screws holing in the gage cluster.
Then take the housing loose at the bottom and remove the part of the cable that is twisted off. Ok, then the electrical sending unit for the meter is located where? The reason you can't find reference to the speedometer cable in the 95-97 Dodge or Plymouth Neon's is because it doesn't have one. Before the speed sensor of your pickup truck becomes suspect to some problems, you need to test it and see if it has good voltage. It has a wire that goes from the rear of the dash cluster to the speed sensor wiring harness. I didn't need to solder anything. This causes the … nylon gear to gets its teeth cut smooth from the steel worm gear inside the transmission.
The speedometer works off a small black cable,that run's from the back of the speedometer under the dash to the transmission even if the line looks good it can still be broken inside the line. I just tightend all of them up and put my dash back together and now my speedometer works fine. Auto Zone or Parts source will scan for free and can give you instructions on how to locate and replace the sensor. When you wipe the sensor with a clean rag, make sure to clean it gently because the top portion of the sensor is very sensitive. You should see where the ball of the end of the cable fits into the end on the handle mechanism.
Be prepared to spend a whole afternoon in getting every thing apart and back together with out breaking some thing. When mine went out the speedometer would work, but not until you hit about 25 mph or so. Make sure that the speed sensor has the right voltage. Unsrcew the cable from the sending unit on the transmission, this is the large nut or knurles on the cable end. The speedometer is all electronic, there is no traditional mechanical cable like you see in older model vehicles. Buy new unit from dealer and you will see what you have to do, the speedo cable and e-brake cable pass through floor in the same piece. I'd go with the dealer for the part, they should have them in stock.
Remove the instrument hood, 5 screws 1 each corner, 1 at end of dash by door. On end goes to rear of the instrument cluster and the other end attaches to a small gear at the rear of the transmission. There are a couple of wires coming from the pickup. Basic tools, minimal brain power and basic skills are all that is required. If that does not fix it then you are going to buy a speed sender unit at advance, they are cheap, and swap that in. You might have to remove some trim panel on top of dash or cluster from … dashboard to gain access to retaing bolts, disconnect heater hoses from heater core in engine compartment and remove heater core, reverse install. Most speed sensors installed on Toyota vehicles that have a four-wheel disc system are located at each wheel hub.
When the speedo stops working, the clock stops ticking. But with the cover off you can see into the handle mechanism under the dash inside the truck. Disconnect it from the Transmission it should be on the driver's side about half way back. Otherwise, it could already be worn-out or defective. Before any problems occur, here are some tips that can help you maximize the service life of your pickup's speeds sensor: Inspect the speed sensor periodically. Next remove plastic covering column helps ease the removal of cluster. Aside from that, you should also inspect the sensor's gears if they are properly connected to the shaft.
Over time, the speed sensor will show signs of wearing down and start to malfunction. Laterz, Len P : I would like to find the Fuel Pump relay on my 1992 Toyota pickup. Some cables u can pull inside wire from trans end,so don't have to mess with dash Posted on Jan 24, 2011 if one or the other quit working and then both quit working then i would have to say by looking at the electrical diagram that it would be the speedo head itself. Installation is basically the reverse of removal. There are two types of speed sensors and you can't tell until you look. Just unplug the wires, unscrew the bracket and pull the old one out.
The bottom connection requires the post to be removed. If that does not fix it, then you have spent all you should on this vehicle. It's located top center just to the front side of the rear axle. If you're talking the transmission, then there's a cotter pin type thing that holds it into the tranny. Removing dash pieces from a Toyota pickup is very straightforward. Unfortunately, there is no way to list what method was used by all vehicles.