Impreza 2004 speedometer stopped working

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    i changed the normal bulbs in the dashboard to pretty new leds, for my misfortune after i closed the dash i noticed the speedometer dosent move from 0, any suggestions on what to do?
     
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    There are several common causes for a speedometer to stop working. Typically, these malfunctions are caused by, a broken gear in the speedometer system, a speed sensor issue or a faulty engine control unit (ECU). A malfunctioning speedometer may also be due to damaged wiring.
     
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    thank you for the the reply nate, you suggest letting a pro handle it? or there something i can do?
    i checked the wiring and its not damaged, is there anything else i can do?
     
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    If you have no previous background of mechanical experience, then I would strongly suggest bringing it to a local reputable mechanic.
     
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    However you would probably get it done by watching YouTube videos for help and step by step instructions.

    Though I cannot be fully certain, as It will take some diligence on your part.
     
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    Other alternative: You can take your car to the repair shop or dealership and spend between $100 and $250 or more to have one speed sensor replaced or you can replace the sensor yourself for a fraction of the cost. The DIY cost for replacing a speed sensor is the cost of the sensor.
     
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    Maybe there's a loose connection to the cluster.
     
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