how to remove speedometer from dash

Asked by Mar 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM about the 1970 Buick Skylark

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

70 buick skylark
im trying to remove the entire dash to replace some dash lights and install
a tachometer in place of the clock.n im able to remove the dash no
problem im just im haveing a hard time getting to the back of the
speedometer and removing the cable. any recommendations on how to
remove the speedo and cable?

3 Answers

77,735

There will be a metal tab that you can feel right on bottom of where the cable attaches to the cluster, you will have to push that tab toward the cluster to release the cable. Some times that just won't work then you can disconnect it from the speed sensor if it has cruise control and slide just enough through the firewall to gain access to the back of the cluster. HTH

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this vehicle is not equipped with cruise control

77,735

Then you have to unhook it from the tranny and unhook it from the holders to get enough slack.

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