My 1971 MGB 's Speedometer and Mileometer have stopd working

Asked by Dec 31, 2012 at 08:48 AM about the 1971 MG MGB Roadster

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1971 MGB's Speedometer and Mile ometer have stopped working

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On the back of your speedometer there is a cable that goes down to (usually) the transmission. Sounds like it broke. HTH. -Jim


Yep, broken cable. Unscrew it from the back of the speedometer. Pull the cable out of the sheath. Replace it one of he same length. Since it's broken - be sure to remove both parts. There used to be universal kits that you cut to fit.

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Put in an original replacement cable, they're cheap to buy and a lot less messing about than a universal one you cut to fit. I think Moss does them for about 10 pound including VAT.

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