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How to install Vehicle Speed Control Sensor on 1991 Honda Accord 2.2L L4 and where is it located? My speedometer is erratic, intermittent and inaccurate.

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  • mrtobiasj Sep 06, 2009

    All sounds good but when I saw a photo of the part for my car it has 2 bolt holes on it and it comes with some small metal tube looking part also. Not that one or two bolts makes a big difference but just want to make sure we are talking about the same year vehicle.

    Please advise.

  • mrtobiasj Sep 06, 2009

    Yes sir and thank you for your input but I've looked at my part and in the area you are telling me but I still can't make it out because there are other things in the way of my view.

    As for the lifting the tire part well that won't work for me because my speedometer won't begin working for a minute or two going down the road and sometimes a little longer. But the area you told me puts me in the area that I am looking so maybe I just need to remove things so I can see clearly and I'm sure I will find it.



    The part I am looking at in my vehicle has two small hoses just below it. Does that sound right to you?

  • mrtobiasj Sep 06, 2009

    I don't know exactly because I can't see well enough where they go. I just see that they are below the part I'm looling at. Yes I'm using a flashlight but there is a part between me and it that keeps me from getting a good view. I will remove what I can to take a better look at it or I will get a mirror to see behind it.

    I know in my Haynes book it tells you not to remove the power steering hoses while removing this part. The photo it shows you is very vague and I can't tell where on the engine they are showing. It's not a very good book.

  • mrtobiasj Sep 06, 2009

    Thanks for that info and I will look and see if that is it. I appreciate all your help and your time. Have a great holiday!

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This particular sensor should be located on the drivers side of the tranny towards the rear. There will be a push on connector to remove and then just one small bolt 10mm head to be exact. Slide out the old sensor and match it up with the new one and make sure they are identicle.Place the new one in position and clamp it back in place. Replace the wiring harness to it and that's it.

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  • Dana Newcombe
    Dana Newcombe Sep 06, 2009

    To be certain you've got the right sensor jack up one wheel front wheel drive one front wheel, rear wheel drive, one rear wheel and put the car in drive at idle speed, if the speedometer does not move at all that's the one.

  • Dana Newcombe
    Dana Newcombe Sep 06, 2009

    This is why I explained how to determine if you have the correct sensor by running the vehicle etc.etc. BUT, if you've already got the part than it should be quite simple to identify the right sensor, that's a good thing. Yes, about the bolt count, I work on inumerable types of cars and computers and everything else in the course of one week. I cannot really keep track of every detail however we do or best , right?

  • Dana Newcombe
    Dana Newcombe Sep 06, 2009

    Do the hoses connect to the part or are they independent of it. They are probably part of a vacuum servo for the overdrive or a venting system for the tranny output section. I'm really not sure. If you take one of those neat little led flashlights you should find your man a lot easier, you're probably a step ahead of me on that one, but, gotta cover all the bases.

  • Dana Newcombe
    Dana Newcombe Sep 06, 2009

    There is one other place where you might check, I'm thinking this is more exclusive to Toyota but take a peak at the intersection between the engine and the bell housing for the tranny, it could be up there.

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