1986 - 1993 Volvo 240

Odometer problems are common in the 1986-1993 Volvo 240 electronic speedometers. The problem affects both the sedan & wagon. The odds are great that the problem is caused by a broken gear in the speedometer head.  Over time, the gears will soften and become brittle. When this happens, the odometer will no longer function. 

Do-it-yourself repair procedures for 1986 - 1993 Volvo 240 mechanical odometers:

1985 Volvo 240(1)  Most speedodometer repair shops will charge around $150 to repair the odometer.

(2) You can replace your instrument cluster with a used instrument cluster at a swap meet or salvage yard.   You can get a used cluster for around $40 to $80. However, there is no way of knowing whether the used cluster might have the same problem, or how long it might work before it fails due to the age of the components.

(3) You can fix it yourself.

    a. You can obtain odometer gears  and find repair procedures for any year Volvo 240 here.

    b. If you still have unanswered questions, let the experts at 2CarPros show you how to fix it....


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