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mike_a_mechanic, Mercedes Mechanic
Category: Mercedes
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Experience:  17 years experience as a auto mechanic, foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
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The speedo and fuel gauge in my V230 do not work! Any obvious

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The speedo and fuel gauge in my V230 do not work! Any obvious cause/solution?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  mike_a_mechanic replied 3 years ago.


Hello, welcome. My name is Mike, I will do my very best to
assist you with your question.

The most common reason for this issue to happen is a failing vehicle speed sensor which results in the gages to not work.This is a fairly common fault and to fix the issue the sensor is replaced.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Hi Mike.


 


Thanks for that. Would this affect the fuel gauge too?


 


I have only just bought the car, & these seem to be the only problems with it.


 


Cheers,


 


Alan

Expert:  mike_a_mechanic replied 3 years ago.
Yes this issue normally will affect the fuel gage as well.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thanks for that. Where is the sensor located? Is it an easy fix?

Expert:  mike_a_mechanic replied 3 years ago.
The sensor is located on the gear box and is held on by one bolt and one electrical connector.