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The odometer on my 84Inerstate is stuck at 72,010. It just won't budge any further, but the speedo needle works fine. Can these be fixed or is it a throw away job? I don't mind it being off the road for a while as I tend to use the GL1500 more in the winter months anyway. Thanks in advance.
 

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WOW, your going in to legal stuff now. I don't know if you can fix it. (or if it worth it) Personally, I just got a different one. I know in my state odometer with 5 digits are marked on the title as "exceeds mechanical spec." and they won't used the reading. So tapering with the odometer would be fine.

The more I think about it, the more I say just leave it a lone. The only advantage to have a different odometer would be to know when to change oil.
 

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If your odometer is like the two I've rebuilt, you'll need a new mechanism. What happens is the the worm gear that drives a vertical shaft loses lubrication (or horizontal driving the whirly-gig..)... the grease hardens and then the gear runs dry- then wears out. Sounds like an Ebay.com purchase. Jim
 

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Jim is right, the little whie sprocket that drives the odo is probably worn out. Better to get a used speedo, you can easily twist the numbers until the mileage is similar to yours.
 

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There's loads of these on EBay Brian, probably cheaper to buy another one. There used to be a speedo repair shop in Rutland Place in Dublin, wouldn't hurt to get a repair estimate from them first.
 
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