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dellstopjeep
April 12th, 2008, 19:26
after doing the motor in my 89 cherokee with the 4.0 the speedometer, odometer, tripmeter stopped working so i went with the guess the cable was bad. I also installed a sye but everything there seemed okay with the speedo gear, at least i think so i was replacing the cable and on this connector in the pic there is a plug attached. I cant find anywhere for that to be plugged in but usually a plug is there for a reason. Is it supposed to be sitting there like that or is there a place for it?
also if this doesnt solve my problem any other ideas where i should start looking???

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c114/ebballou/P1010109.jpg

btw chiltons was a major let down for this part i could not find a thing. Is it under a different name in there?

mattbred
April 12th, 2008, 19:35
The black thing attached to the mini speedo cable? That's the cruise control thingy. It sends voltage signals as it rotates so it knows how fast you're going and how to adjus your throttle. Needs to be plugged in for cruise control to work, obviously.

dellstopjeep
April 12th, 2008, 19:59
no need its a 5 speed! guess it was already unplugged thanks

mattbred
April 12th, 2008, 20:03
no need its a 5 speed! guess it was already unplugged thanks
Cruise control is still nice on a standard :p