4-107. SPEEDOMETER CABLE CORE REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Cluster Assembly Removed
General Safety Instructions
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake set.
a. Depress spring clasp (1) on back of speedometer and release cable (2).
b. Unscrew cable lower or drive end from adapter at transmission.
c. Unfasten cable from any ties or clips and remove complete cable assembly from chassis.
When replacing core, be sure core is not too long. A long core wiII cause
a damaging thrust to head of speedometer when installed.
a. Lubricate core and install through casing.
Keep last four inches of cable free of lube to prevent lube from entering the instrument head.
Avoid sharp bends when installing speedometer cable. Under no
circumstances should a casing have less than a six inch radius bend.
b. Install cable assembly into chassis and secure with ties or clips.
c. Screw cable drive end to adapter at transmission.
d. Depress spring clasp (1) on back of speedometer and insert cable (2). Release spring clasp (1).
e. Install cluster assembly (paragraph 4-106).