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1995 FORD Contour GL V6 AUTO ; Trans.> speed sensor prob.

After 30-60 sec. of driving [20-25mph] trans seems to pop self in neutral.
turn ignition off ,re-start and it repeats same . Tested diagnostic and read Speed sensor. Replaced with new speed sensor and no change. NOW CLUELESS , NEED HELP, SINGLE MOTHERS ONLY CAR !!!!

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The speed sensor signal goes through the speedo cluster and then to the PCM, this is the main computer that controls trans and engine functions, in order to see if the PCM is getting the speed sensor signal you need to install what we call a break out box to monitor the signal and see where it is being lost, it could be the connector ar the transmission, pull it off and make sure the wires are not broken inside the insulation near the connector plastic shell, There is no way to fix this without these checks.

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