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Old 06-26-2002, 05:56 PM
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The one that came on my 2001 Fever has a very slow leak. Does any one else have this problem?? Also can I send it back to be filled up?? and how hard is it to remove and put back??

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Old 06-26-2002, 06:02 PM
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Liquid filled speedo repair instructions:
Step 1: Remove speedo and all associated hardware.
Step 2: Install new GPS speedo and enjoy!

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Its easy to get your speedo out providing you can get to it. Just 2 nuts for mounting brackets, pop out the light, and unscrew your pitot tube. I never had a problem with my liquid 120 leaking. Just took it out this past weekend to put in the GPS 120. Only problem I ever had was finding a pick-up that would take 100+mph water without bending and eventually breaking off. No more of that
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I have a Gafrig/Liv. Liquid filled (cheap) if you need. I took it out to install the analog GPS. No more bent and broken/cloged pitot tubes.
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Actually it's pretty common for these to leak. Your local Walgreens will have some glycerin. It's used as a hand lotion. Same stuff that the speedo is filled with. Pull the speedo out of the dash, pry the plug off the back and fill. No more difficult than that.
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Cord,

Thanks, I will look for some of it tonight.

Thanks for the other responces also.

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Ok ok, I'll admit it, when I was changing my gauge bezels I was unsure how the liquid filled gauge came out and I started to twist it...well that's not how to take them out what that does is causes the fluid to leak out...needless to say I sinched it back tight before the fluid leaked out every where, if yours has a leak try tightening it clockwise.
I checked with some marine parts guys about refilling it and they all said if it all did'nt leak out, don't bother trying to re-fill it
If it still works don't worry about it

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