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Speed Sensor for 1999 Kia Sephia

The speedometer stopped working and I have been told it is the vss, speed sensor. How can I find this on the vehicle, and where can I purchase a new/used on if needed?

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your vss location is on the top of the transmission towards the firewall. its on the right side of the rear engine mount. but i would recomend looking for it with a flashlight its hard to see.

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It should be connected on the transmission.

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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VSS Sensor The Vehicle Speed (VSS) Sensor input is used by the PCM to determine vehicle speed. The VSS generates a signal that increases in frequency proportionate to vehicle speed. The PCM has a base frequency stored in memory for a distance of one mile. By comparing the input and stored value, the PCM calculates vehicle speed.
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WARNING
To avoid personal injury and/or vehicle damage, refer to the service precautions at the beginning of this section.

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1. Press and release trip odometer button until function number 6 appears in display window.

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