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I have a 92 gt legacy it has been converted from auto to manual. I'm have problem with the vehicle speed sensor with the cheak engine light coming on and making car run like arse. Any help to find were speed sensor is or how to fix would be great. It has had a 240 k speedo put in it is that have some thing to do with it?

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I had this issue with my 1994 wrx after changing the gear box. on the side of the gear box where the speedo screws in it has a little flat piece that has to go correctly in to a little groove. so if you undo that nut take it out and put it back in it should solve the problem. it can be quite fiddly and mite take a couple of gos because its hard to tell when its in corectly as it still does up when its not but once done the engine light will go off and it will run normaly again.

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HI..
The Speed sensor on your Honda Accord 97.
Is located on the Transmission.
If you follow the Lower Radiator hose from the rad to the engine.
The hose end on the Thermostat housing.
OK.. Just on direction of the thermostat housing .
Under the housing you Will see on the transmission the Speed sensor, with a connector of 3 wires. Is the only sensor at this
Part of the Transmission..

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Check The Vehicle Speed Sensors.

The Legacy has 2 Vehicle Speed Sensors (VSS): VSS1 is located inside of the transaxle; VSS2 is located in the combination meter assembly.

VSS1

  1. Disconnect the electrical harness from the transaxle.
  2. Connect an ohmmeter across the transaxle's electrical harness terminals 9 and 16.
  3. The resistance should be 450-650 ohms.
  4. After testing, reconnect the electrical harness.
VSS2
  1. Remove the instrument cluster from the instrument panel.
  2. Disconnect the electrical connectors and the speedometer cable from the instrument cluster.
  3. Connect an ohmmeter or continuity tester across the combination meter terminals 7 and 11.
  4. Insert a small screwdriver in the speedometer cable drive socket.
  5. Rotate the speedometer drive and note the continuity across the VSS terminal. Continuity should turn ON/OFF 4 times per speedometer drive revolution.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: legacy lacking power and using lots of fuel

Are you sure its the transmission ecu that is the problem ?
Are you getting any engine ecu error codes ?
Sounds to me like its going into limp home mode.....
Crankshaft sensor ?
Camshaft sensor ?
Engine ecu ?
Thats where I would be looking ........
Looking forward to your reply.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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