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Old 21 Aug 2017, 06:38 pm
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Hi Guys,
Got a bit of an issue going on with my 2.2 CRD and have no idea where to start in regards to resolving it. About a week ago the speedo began behaving erratically, suddenly dropping down to zero when i came off the revs to change gear and then shooting up to the correct road speed when bringing the revs back on. The car has also begun to kangaroo slightly whilst not under acceleration but this is mild at the moment and has not got any worse in the last week. I have scanned for fault codes with the OBD2 and it reports no faults, but, doing the ignition code check it throws up a P0833. Google says clutch pedal position switch B but looking through the codes on the forum sticky post P0833 does not exist. Any help would be greatly appreciated as i don't want to start second guessing the issue and start changing switches and /or sensors that might otherwise be OK.
Thanking you in advance, all the best... Mark.
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Old 22 Aug 2017, 01:06 pm
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My GT has an intermittent speedo. Mine drops out typically if I idle too long while the engine is cold. However, it will also do it at highway speeds and then come back 10 minutes later. I will often get several misfires when the speedo isn't working and the MIL will come on. I was ignoring it for the last two months because my car throws lots of BS codes. I still suspect an electrical issue (e.g. bad ground connection) but I'm not sure where. What is weird is that the odometer still works without the speedo.
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Old 22 Aug 2017, 04:53 pm
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Yeah, my rev counter has no issues and works normally throughout... It leads me to think that its either a rouge sensor or something in the computer that is going poot... Hoping that someone in here will have had the same issue to assist in diagnosing it... Also, odd that the car has thrown up the P0833 code but the OBD2 sees nothing...
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