How do i fix a speedometer on a 1995 Ford model E-150 van?

10

Asked by Aug 22, 2013 at 12:26 PM about the 1995 Ford E-150 XL Econoline

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Well, I father got his van serviced a few months back and apparently they must have done something wrong and now the speedometer won't tell you how fast your going. The pointer stays on 0.

This is a real big problem for me because I just got my license and I need this fixed so I don't have to risk getting pulled over for speeding. I really appreciate any advice I can get, so thanks in advance for your help.

4 Answers

10

Also, the gas meter, oil meter, battery meter and temperature meter works. Its just the speed meter that won't work.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
92,785

Is there a check engine light on? Check the speed sensor at the transmission, make sure it is plugged in properly and the wiring is not damaged, you may have to remove the instrument cluster and check the connectors on the back, as this vehicle doesn't have a speedo cable it has a small DC motor that drives the speedo, this motor may have gone bad as they sometimes do. If you have a speedometer repair shop in your area they can repair this if not then try a auto salvage for a used cluster, I don't believe they are available from Ford anymore.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
66,005

You have a speedometer cable that goes from the back of the instrument cluster to the transmission. Sounds like they forgot to hook it back up after the servicing. HTH. -Jim

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

No cable. Electronic. Check to see if VSS is connected. depending on what work was done check on top of rear differential or rear driver's side of transmission. Best bet is TAKE IT BACK!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • How to fix a bouncing speedometer on a 1995 ford e 150 van? 6 answers

    Speedometer is bouncing as I am driving so I don't know how fast I'm going.

    1995 Ford E-150 XL Club Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My fuel pump has gone out on my 1995 Ford Cargo Van 5 answers

    The fuel pump has gone out on my 1995 Econoline Ford Van I have a 1986 Ford 150 Econoline Van I was wondering if the fuel pump from the 1986 would work on the 1995 Econoline..???

    1995 Ford E-150 XL Econoline

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • where is this diode for ford van speedometer located at 1 answer

    i have a 95 ford conversion van and the speedo bounces every where ,also has hard shift problem and low speed stall normally in revese. abs light comes on and off when it wants and cruise control is...

    1995 Ford E-150 XLT Club Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1992 Ford E-150 Conversion Van 8 answers

    Hello, This is my grandma's wheelchair lift van. Recently van sputtered at the traffic light and also runs not smooth and a kind of hesitate. So i took it to my mechanic and he replaced all sp...

    1992 Ford E-150 XLT Club Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

E-150

Looking for a Used E-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 140 nationwide E-150 listings starting at $3,650.

ZIP:

Search Ford E-150 Questions

Ford E-150 Experts

#1 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 510
#2 kbro
kbro
Reputation 430
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 370
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,194 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Ram 1500
455 Great Deals out of 11,152 listings starting at $700
Used Ford E-350
224 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Express
33 Great Deals out of 5,231 listings starting at $1,335
Used GMC Sierra 1500
822 Great Deals out of 68,199 listings starting at $2,484
Used Ford F-250
481 listings starting at $3,475
Used Toyota Tacoma
541 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Transit Cargo
141 Great Deals out of 19,806 listings starting at $10,500

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.