How to Repair the Speedometer Cable on a 1992 Sportster?

Answer Harley-Davidson equipped the 1992 Sportsters with a mechanical speedometer drive on the front axle. The speedometer cable transmits rotation of the front wheel to the magnetic speedometer head. The... Read More »

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How to Remove a Speedometer Cable From a 1979 Sportster?

Harley-Davidson's 1979 XL -- or Sportster -- uses a cable drive system for the speedometer. A mechanical drive unit, mounted on the right side of the front wheel axle, spins the speedometer cable w... Read More »

How to Replace a Speedometer Cable on a 1992 Ford Explorer?

When a mechanical speedometer gauge begins to act erratically or does not register changes in speed, the problem is likely a worn or broken speedometer cable. 1992 Ford Explorers have mechanical, r... Read More »

How to Change Gear Oil in a 1992 Sportster?

While the other members of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle line utilize separate fluids, the Sportster's transmission and primary drive systems share a common lubricating fluid. The primary, or gear... Read More »

How to Fix a Speedometer Cable?

The speedometer cable translates the transmission gear speed through a cable housing and up to the speedometer gauge in the back of the instrument cluster. Connected at both ends by two small gears... Read More »