1998 Citroen Xsara 1.4 i Incorrect reading speedo

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Comptonxon
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Problem added: Jun 18, 2020 (1 month ago)
Speedo shows wrong speed while driving but rev counter works fine.

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Car: Citroen Xsara
Variant: 1.4 i
Model Year: 1998
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

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whittingehame
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Jun 22, 2020 (1 month ago)
Check the VSS ( vehicle speed sensor ) and wiring / connection .
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Comptonxon
Fixes: 3
Jun 22, 2020 (1 month ago)
I changed the speed sensor in the gearbox, but nothing changed
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whittingehame
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Jun 22, 2020 (1 month ago)
How bad is the speed reading ?
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Comptonxon
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Jun 22, 2020 (1 month ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
How bad is the speed reading ?
Around 20km/h to 25km/h less
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whittingehame
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Jun 22, 2020 (1 month ago)
You got the correct size wheels / tyres on car ?
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Comptonxon
Fixes: 3
Jun 22, 2020 (1 month ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
You got the correct size wheels / tyres on car ?
Yes, the original standard steelies
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whittingehame
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Jun 22, 2020 (1 month ago)
Rather than mess about with that fault on an older car I would just use a sat nav for accurate reading if it was a concern .
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