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How do you replace a speed sensor in a 1998 town and country?

I had the ingnition replaced on my van and the next day check engine light was on and the shifter stays all bright(no changing from P to R to N and so on)...took it to autozone...they say speed sensor...does this sound like it could be right?

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Well it would be good to have the actual trouble code or codes to advise you.
If the speed sensor in the transmission failed, the speedometer would not work, and the sensor would have nothing to do with the shift indicator.

Posted on Jan 23, 2013

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  • Samuel Domingo Jan 23, 2013

    OEM number to cross: P0500

  •  Stephen
    Stephen Jan 23, 2013

    Yes that code is for a problem in the speed sensor circuit.

  • Samuel Domingo Jan 23, 2013

    the speedometer does not work, the gas gage does not work, the mileage does not work, and no shift indicator

  •  Stephen
    Stephen Jan 23, 2013

    Based on that, I would say the problem is in the cluster rather than the speed sensor. I worked on a 98 Caravan last year that had a bad connection where the harness plugged into the back of the cluster. It could also have a defective circuit board that powers the instruments.



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