Why does my speedometer stop working after driving it a short time?

Asked by Oct 22, 2016 at 02:49 PM about the 2005 Kia Spectra EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

05 Kia Spectra EX  When i start the car in the morning it works correctly
MPH and mileage (odometer).  Once I drive it for a bit (5-30 minutes) it
stops workinng (goes to 0 mph and stops counting the mileage).  It seems
the hotter it is out side the less it works.  Also noticed that when
speedometer is working I can set the cruise control and once the
speedometer fails, it turns off the cruise control.  If the speedometer is not
working you cannot even turn on the cruise control.

2 Answers

also no check engine light no codes


This really sounds like a VSS but it usually turns on a check engine light, you may have to have the vehicle "live data" scanned to find the exact cause due to a no check engine light.

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