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Transmission Problem . I have a 99 Ford Taurus that showed a code PO500 Vehicle Speed Sensor malfuntion. Can someone tell me which transmission this car has? I heard there were 2 different ones and I want to buy the correct part. Thanks very much

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  • snoe2006 Jul 06, 2010

    This was very helpful,however now I would like to know if anyone can tell me the easiest way to get the output speed sensor out, as this is the part I have to change. It appears that it is in a very confined area and probably would have to remove alot to get at it. Can you help me?

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Http://www.everdrive.com/Ads/AdParts.aspx?yearid=1999&make=FORD&model=TAURUS&modelnum=0388&par

Above is the tranny selection and here is the part number from auto zone.

duralast su8833 Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 03, 2010

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    Ned White Jul 06, 2010

    I am not positive, but I think the speed sensor in the very back of the tranny, you should have two plugs back there, one is the speedo and the other goes to the computer, the sensor. They are usually accessible, I would check the look of the new one and match it up. I am not very familiar with your model, But most are close, Mine is at the back, but mine is also a normal rear wheel drive truck. Yours could be anywhere. check it out.

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