How do speedometers work?

Answer Speedometers accept and display data from an electronic sensor rigged to a trigger wheel that reads a car's speed. Failure of this system will cause the transmission to cease operating.SpeedometerA... Read More »

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Problems With Subaru Speedometers?

Some older-model Subarus, particularly 1999 models, were manufactured with faulty parts that lead to frequent speedometer failure. A vehicle's speedometer not only provides the driver with speed in... Read More »

How to Replace Corsa Speedometers?

The Opel Corsa, also known as the Vauxhall Corsa, is a vehicle manufactured by General Motors since 1982. Although popular around the world, the Opel Corsa has never been released in North America.... Read More »

Do pedometers calculate differently than speedometers?

Most pedometers contain spring-loaded arms that move back and forth with the momentum of your steps. Each time the arm moves, the step counter increases by one. On the other hand, a speedometer mea... Read More »

Why do vehicles have speedometers showing 140+ when the top speed limit is 70?

So when you get in a high speed police chase you can tell how fast you're going.