The fluctuation of the speedometer pointer and noise from the speedometer cable has been an ever-present problem. The cable route through the engine compartment, with its many parts, is complicated and the necessity for silence is required for today's passenger cars. The resultant cause of meter pointer fluctuation and cable noise are discussed in this report through the use of the static characteristics and vibration analysis of the flexible shaft. Finally technical measures to prevent the pointer fluctuation and the cable noise are shown.

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    • International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, February 25-March 1, 1985.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Ohtsu, S
    • Nagao, H
  • Publication Date: 1985

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  • Accession Number: 00450928
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 850324, HS-038 972
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1985 12:00AM