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Ford Cougar eratic speedo,

1996 Ford Cougar Problem

CarFord Cougar 2.0
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eratic speedo, sometimes dropping to zero then back to normal - does not affect rev counter, but does to radio volume. engine kangaroos - garages cant seem to find fault
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Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork

Dominic | Driver | Since: Jan 2009 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 0 | View Garage
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Nessa, I have exactly the same problem. At idle the speedometer goes around the dial a couple of times and if the radio is on it'll increase the volume when it's going around the dial? Very weird and noone can find a fault. It's also started to judder when I pull away as if it's about to cut out. Anyone got any ideas or Nessa did you get it sorted? Thanks

Posted on Thursday 15th of January 2009
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TopCat1127 | Driver | Since: Oct 2010 | Posts: 1 | Fixes: 2 | View Garage
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Both current problems, indicated by dial sweep, look for broken or breaking earth leads/wires especially in the engine bay and under the battery tray, also check battery terminals

Posted on Thursday 28th of October 2010
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