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    The odometer on my 1968 427 Corvette isnít working but my Speedo is. Any idea how to fix this?

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    Vern, I moved this thread to C3 Technical and performance from Site feedback, for better exposure to an audience that is more likely to be able to help.
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    Welcome to CAC!!!
    Enjoy!!!
    Either your speedo cable has broken or the gear in the transmission has been stripped.
    Do you have a factory service manual???

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    Quote Originally Posted by bill81vette View Post
    Welcome to CAC!!!
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    Either your speedo cable has broken or the gear in the transmission has been stripped.
    Do you have a factory service manual???

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    Not likely if the speedo works ok. Usually in the odometer drive inside the gauge assembly.
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    I didn't read it correctly... your right.
    I just fixed mine last year


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    It is more common to have the cable or gear drive go bad for sure.

    Back in the day quite a few odometers didn't work from someone trying to roll back the mileage, which was fairly easy to do with mechanical speedo's and odometers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LLC5 View Post
    Not likely if the speedo works ok. Usually in the odometer drive inside the gauge assembly.
    Sent mine out 2 years ago to be fixed. It was the
    odometer drive gear.
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