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Speedometer is broken, how do i fix it??

My speedometer on my 96 Ford Explorer hardly ever works... If I allow the vehicle to sit for awhile it works for a very short amount of time. If I drive it for a long period of time there is no hope. I just want to be able to drive my vehicle.....Please help!
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Your issue is the "speed sensor". It's a small unit in the transmission that controls your speedometer. It is usually held in by 1 bolt, and has a wire clip attached to it. It's not a hard fix, but the part is kind of expensive; $70 to $100.

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