I own and operate an automotive repair facility i have two 99 subaru legacy's one is a sedan and the other a gt wagon. Hope this helps out a little. stated this appeared to be caused by oem sealant used on the circuit boards as seen in other subarus and many honda vehicles. Since it's been intermittent for over a year, I think that it may never finally break, and I may never buy another Subaru. http://camtronics.net/not-working/1999-subaru-legacy-outback-speedometer-not-working.html
Mayor: An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times. Replaced the malfunctioning one and have fixed the problem. I have the same problem and the mechanic that looked at it said that it was a magnet that was going bad inside the speedometer. Is it as simple as taking them out to access the assembly, or do I have to do a major disassembly of the dash?
All you need to do is remove the speedo face and replce the globe behind there. I pulled all apart on the dash like the thread say's and got to my speedo circuit board. Use a scan tool to get the speed. Subaru Forester Speedometer Not Working It worked more often, but still cut out at times.
later, Peter Back to top #21 Subieresurrect Subieresurrect New User Members 26 posts Costa Mesa, CA Posted 21 August 2012 - 02:32 PM hey do you guys know if this problem If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. * Registered users of the site do not see these ads. I asked my dealer, and he told me that replacing speed sensor 2 was cheaper than replacing the Speedo Head ($300 vs $400). http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/66-problems-maintenance/22846-99-outback-speedo-problem-fix-speedo-removal.html The car has only 50k miles on it, lost miles to the speedo notwithstanding (not more the 2-3k).
Contributor 1 Answer Re: 1999 Subaru Legacy Sedan.. Subaru Impreza Speedometer Not Working We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! Jumper worked like a champ, it appears that the perforations in the board caused breakage of copper lead. tach ALWAYS works. 1999 subaru legacy GT Anonymous Aug 06, 2008 worked intermitently, replaced with a speedo from ebay.
someone here should have one. I took it all out again. (even more fun the 2nd time around... Subaru Speedometer And Odometer Not Working The probelm is the speedometer only works when it wants to, going on and off at will with no real pattern to its madness. Subaru Speedometer Calibration Thanks to SUBARU TECH for the diagnostic tip.
You need to carefully pry off the curved part from the back. this contact form I put several used ones in our car to no avail. The 99s seem to have a problem with a ground in the chipboard of the speedo unit itself. pics: write up, not by original fixer: So I just had this problem in a 99 Legacy Outback that I got and searched the internets and found the solution(at least to 1999 Subaru Legacy Odometer Not Working
Sign in 24 1 Don't like this video? oh well. customstorm11-27-2007, 12:16 AMI too experienced the same speedometer problem on my 1999 outback wagon. have a peek here Great advice though, thanks Quote: Originally Posted by SOHCEJ25 If its a speed sensor problem , ususaly they will set a CEL also for speed sensor failure .....
Ask Your Own Subaru Question Customer: replied5 years ago. 1999 Subaru Legacy Outback Vehicle Speed Sensor You should post this in the USMB repair manual forum so that it won't get lost in the future.has this been posted before? Mine is an automatic, which means it have two sensors on the left side of the transaxle.
Contributor 4 Answers Re: 1999 Subaru Legacy Sedan.. I also (just to be very sure), soldered a small wire from the connectors pin (#3) to the first solder point on the pcb (just in case the break was with Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose how to fix the speedometer on subaru legacy outback VEHIX411 SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe13,69813K Loading... Subaru Speedometer Cable In Total?
Working... Bad thing now is that odometer records mileage twice as fast. No check engine light is normally the speedometer.So, they installed a new harness in the transmission? Check This Out when I found that both had the speedo problem as all 99 models do, I became interested.
your local service shop should have a scanner tell him to go into the data stream to see the vss signal when the speedo is not working. Nicholas Masters 16,115 views 13:53 Test And Replace Fuel Pump - Subaru Legacy Outback - Duration: 14:27. gdrahcir 181,939 views 11:29 Speedometer reset - Duration: 1:52. On the speed sensors - I've heard one is reasonable to by and install and the other one can, depending one which 99 you have, could be a real bugger.
Breaks my heart and pisses me off. tednjqb03-17-2008, 07:17 PMI fixed mines today, 3/17/2008. I removed the speedometer head, and resoldered the green connector on the board. Back to top #14 sydney9494 sydney9494 New User Members 7 posts Colorado Posted 11 May 2012 - 09:50 AM Its an auto.
Thanks! The speed sensor is a read switch in the speedometer head itself.