How do I get my speedometer and odometer on my Kymco People scooter working again?

by Kevin
(Bucks County, PA)

The speedometer and odometer on my Kymco People 250 scooter stopped working for no apparent reason. Any ideas what might be causing this problem and suggestions on how I can fix it?

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Mar 08, 2012
by: Anonymous

I had this same problem on my People 150. When I took it apart, I found that the speedometer cable had snapped inside the casing.

The speedometer cable is attached to the front wheel. If you detach it there and detach it from under your speedometer, you will be able to twist the cable and see if it spins on the other end. If not, it is broken inside there.

An easier way to check may be to just detach it from the front wheel and pull on the inside cable. If it comes out, you'll see where it was broken. However, this is assuming the other end is held in. If not and the cable is not broken, the entire cable will slide out when you pull it. So if you do this method, make sure to check on the bottom end that there is something that keeps the cable tip from going inward (that you can assume is on the other end holding that tip in place).

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