Analog Speedometer Error

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This morning I'm driving in a 35 mph zone and I've got someone right on my ass. I look down at my analog speedo and I'm doing 51. Then I think to myself, it doesn't feel like I'm going that fast. I look at the digital speedo and it says 40. Wtf? I come to a stop at the next light at the speedo stays at 11. I get home, figure it's just an electronic glitch and will reset the next time I start it. Turn off the ignition and the needle stays at 11. Start the Jeep and it does the usual sweep to the max and then comes back to 11 mph.

I already have an appt on Wednesday for an oil change and to replace a broken freedom panel latch. We'll see what they figure out.
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This morning I'm driving in a 35 mph zone and I've got someone right on my ass. I look down at my analog speedo and I'm doing 51. Then I think to myself, it doesn't feel like I'm going that fast. I look at the digital speedo and it says 40. Wtf? I come to a stop at the next light at the speedo stays at 11. I get home, figure it's just an electronic glitch and will reset the next time I start it. Turn off the ignition and the needle stays at 11. Start the Jeep and it does the usual sweep to the max and then comes back to 11 mph.

I already have an appt on Wednesday for an oil change and to replace a broken freedom panel latch. We'll see what they figure out.
Anything come of this? The analog speedo in 2021 is showing between 6-10 mph when I’m. It even moving.

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So when that issue happened that day, I shut off the Jeep when I got home and the speedo stayed at 11 mpg. I started it up and it did the sweep and went back to 11 mph. The next day when I got into the Jeep, I could see the speedo was back down to zero. All was normal then and it hasn't happened again. It's now been a month.

Did not mention it to the dealer when I went in. I figured if it happens again no matter how briefly, I'll then take it in.

FoxyJeeper, how long has this been happening and was it like this since it was new?
 

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There's a free program available online called DigiHud - and it uses your phone's satellite connections to show your speed.

I'm not trying to replace your speedo, just assuming some here will want a legitimately comparable source.

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Seems to have resolved itself.. maybe. My two speedometers are sometimes the same and sometimes 1-2 mph apart. I’ll probably wait for my first service and then mention the flash that is posted above.
 
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