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My speed sensor sleeve fell into transmission what do i do

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    yadayada Sep 07, 2010

    pull the tranmission out.


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That's a neat trick! If it feel into the pan, you are probably ok, but I'd drop the pan to make sure. Not a task for novice mechanics though, unless the pan is clear of obstructions.

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