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Replace vehicle speed sensor for 1996 ford windstar

There are so many sensors on the transaxle

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The speed sensor is located right behind the exhaust manifold next to the firewall! You may need to drop the exhaust to get to it!

Posted on Nov 12, 2014

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SOURCE: SPEED SENSOR

Start by checking these items-
* Open or short in vehicle speed sensor circuit
* Vehicle speed sensor
* Combination meter
* ECM

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

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SOURCE: speed sensor codes return after replacing the sensor. are their more sensors

I would go to a parts store and ask for the to take a test to it(it is free) schucks does it. Or get it a diagnostics done on it but it would be a good idea.
I was told by more then one mechanic sensors go out, Yes even the brand new ones because what made you replace it the first time may be doing it again to the one you just did.
good luck.
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Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Ford Windstar 1996 Trouble Codes P0171, P0141, P0161, and P0174

Bank one is toward the front of the vehicle. Sounds like the heated oxygen sensors have gone bad. The Oxygen Sensors are located in the exhaust pipe and require a special socket to remove and replace.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 FORD EXPEDITION VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR

It should be on the back of the transmission near where the driveshaft goes in. Buy a new one, jack up your truck and look for the old one on the back of the transmission

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SOURCE: Where is the vehicle speen sensor located on a 99 ford f250

should be on the top of the trannie, some have them internall yin the Rear end, very few but some do

Posted on May 23, 2009

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NEED AN ILLUSTRATION FOR REPLACING A VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR FOR A 1996 FORD WINDSTAR


If you browse the FIXYA site you'll find some good iformation already establish by some fixya members. I don't think i could anymore info. Good luck.

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The Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) is a magnetic pick-up sensor that sends a signal to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) and the speedometer. The sensor measures the rotation of the output shaft on the transaxle and sends an AC voltage signal to the PCM which determines the corresponding vehicle speed.

The Vehicle Speed Sensor is located mounted on transmission ...


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Fig. VSS with connector and driven gear

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Jun 25, 2011 | 1999 Ford Windstar

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Were is speed sensor located in a 1999 ford windstar


The Vehicle Speed Sensor is located on the right side of the transaxle extension housing. ( passenger side) It may be hard to spot because it is covered over with a foil type heat shield. If you plan on replacing it yourself please Note, You need to remove the clip and swap the plastic drive gear onto the new sensor and secure it with the clip. Good Luck From Ernie @ RedDeer, Alberta, Canada.

Jan 02, 2011 | 1999 Ford Windstar

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Where is the vss located on a 95 ford windstar. The speedometer went ouit and its shifting crazy.


The vehicle speed sensor is located on transaxle in behind the engine.
Tricky to get at and not an easy replacement.
While it is possible the sensor is bad, the more common issue with your Windstar is the speedometer itself.
You should have it properly diagnosed before replacing parts.
If the speedometer is the defect you will need to replace the instrument panel as an assembly.
Using parts from a recycler will often result with another bad speedometer as it is a very common problem.
Some aftermarket auto supply may be able to get you a rebuilt unit.
if not you may have to get it from Ford.

Jul 29, 2010 | Ford Windstar Cars & Trucks

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Where is speed senor on a Hyundai Sonatas


Hyundai VSS locations:
On 1999-2003 vehicles, the vehicle speed sensor is built into the speedometer. On 2004-2005 vehicles, the vehicle speed sensor is attached to the output shaft of the transaxle.

On 1996-2003 vehicles, the vehicle speed sensor is built into the speedometer. On 2004-2005 vehicles, the vehicle speed sensor is attached to the output shaft of the transaxle.

On 1999-2003 vehicles, the vehicle speed sensor is built into the speedometer. On 2004-2005 vehicles, the vehicle speed sensor is attached to the output shaft of the transaxle.

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Jul 14, 2010 | Hyundai Motor 2004 Sonata

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LEVEL CHECK -manual transmission The vehicle speed sensor (speedometer gear), which is located on the transaxle, serves as the manual transaxle's dipstick.
  1. Park the car on a level surface, turn the engine OFF and apply the parking brake.
  2. Locate the speedometer cable assembly where it enters the transaxle.
  3. Unplug the electrical connection from the vehicle speed sensor (speedometer gear).
  4. Disconnect the speedometer cable from the speed sensor.
  5. Wipe the area around the speed sensor with a clean rag, then loosen the speed sensor retaining bolt.
  6. Gently pry the speed sensor from the transaxle. Fig. 1: Location of the manual transaxle's fluid level marks — 1.8L engine 90981g14.gif
    Fig. 2: Location of the manual transaxle's fluid level marks — 1.9L and 2.0L engines 90981g15.gif

  7. Check the condition of the speed sensor O-ring and replace it if it is damaged.
  8. Check the fluid level on the speed sensor as illustrated.
  9. If the level is low, place a funnel in the speed sensor hole.
  10. Add the specified fluid to the transaxle until the FULL level is reached. Do not overfill the transaxle.
  11. Install the speed sensor and tighten the retaining bolt to 69–104 inch lbs. (8–12 Nm).
  12. Connect the speedometer cable.
  13. Engage the speed sensor electrical connection. Fig. 3: If necessary, add transmission fluid through a funnel into the speed sensor opening 90981g16.gif

Jul 12, 2010 | 1995 Ford Escort

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Where is speed sensor?


1996 Ford Truck Windstar 3.0L MFI 6cyl the Vehicle Speed Sensor is located mounted on transmission.

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Apr 16, 2010 | 1996 Ford Windstar

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Illustrated diagram on how to remove speed sensor for windstar 98


The Vehicle Speed Sensor is located on transaxle, at the rear of the engine. I would check the harness connector to be sure it is clean and connected tightly. Also check the wiring for cuts and chaffing. Since it is fairly inexpensive, only about $42.00 from Ford, you may want to consider replacing it, at least to eliminate it as a possibility. You may want to go to a muffler shop to have this done like speedy, I believe the flex pipe needs to be undone to get to the VVS. If there is an Auto Zone around your area, you could always ask them for the step by step instructions to replacing the VVS, and it's free of charge. Good luck and hope this helps.

Jun 11, 2009 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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Find and replace speed sensor


Hi,

On Top of the Transmission. You can see the Black sensor just under the Air Breather Intake assembly in front of the driver side. It has an electrical wire connection and is bolted onto the tranny with (2)5/16" hex head bolts and (1)1/2" nut that holds the throttle arm to the sensor. Very easy to replace.

Thanks.

May 23, 2009 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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