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My speedometer reads around twice the speed the car is actually moving

It`s a 1996 camaro w/ a 3.8 and auto trans

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  • gerald berwick Jan 23, 2013

    This is gerald again. I have replaced the VVS and super cleaned the connector and wires but still have the same problem.. I need more help please!

  • gerald berwick Jan 23, 2013

    I meant to say VSS, not VVS, SORRY

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check your vehicle speed sensor located at the rear of the transmission it may be faulty. What model is it and what transmission/engine do you have?

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Your car has the 4l60e. Are you getting a code? The solenoid could be bad or there could be a wiring problem. I'd take a quick visual inspection of the harness where it enters the transmission. If that looks ok, drop the transmission pan and locate the 2-3 **** solenoid, it's on the rear of the valve body. Check the wiring inside the transmission. If that looks ok I'd go ahead and replace the solenoid. It's held in by one torx head bolt. Remove the bolt, pull out the solenoid and remove the wiring. New one just bolts right in. Those solenoids are pretty cheap from the dealer, should cost you about $20.,

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This is the old square body style car correct. Not hard to do, disconnect the positive battery cable from the battery. Pull the car on ramps and set the emergency brake or put on stands. Crawl under the car on the passenger side and disconnect the wires from the starter one should be a 9/16 and the other is probably a 3/8. Remove the rear support bracket if it has it should go from the rear of the starter to the engine. Then remove the two starter bolts possibly a 9/16 also careful to pay attention to any shims that might come out of it then pull the starter out of the bell housing and replace with new one and reconnect everything.

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You need to relace the transmission speed sensor.

Posted on Oct 22, 2009

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