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Mechanic says we need to replace our speed sensor on our 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited v6 4.0L. Cheap part. Mechanic wants to charge $295. How hard is it to replace?

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Not $295 hard. Its mounted on the side of the output shaft on the transmission. It has one plug on it. probably a 30 minute job. Please rate answer!! Thank you

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Its not hard but that is about the right price to have it done right. But below are instructions.


Instructions
Things You'll Need: Jack Jack stands Tire iron Mechanic's rags Open-end wrench set Mopar Lock N' Seal Replacement speed sensor 1 Raise up the SUV using the jack and set it securely on a pair of jack stands located under the sides of the chassis. Take off the front wheels and place them out of the immediate workspace. 2 Locate the speed sensor on the backside of the steering knuckle, located next to the gear shaft at the end of the front axle. Clean off the sensor using the mechanic's rags, then unbolt it from the steering knuckle. Follow the path of the electrical connection on the speed sensor into the chassis, unbolting the clips along the way, until you reach the harness connection. Unplug the harness connection using your hands. 3 Apply the Mopar Lock N' Seal to the sensor bolt, then bolt the replacement speed sensor to its location on the steering knuckle using an open-end wrench. Run the wiring up the steering knuckle, attaching it to the clips along the path, then plug the harness in to the stock connection using your hands.



if you require further assistance please let me know and i will be glad to assist you. if this assisted you with your problem please feel free to rate it accordingly. Thanks, Midwest-tek

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    Nathan Ayers Sep 17, 2010

    If you still need further assistance please feel free to let me know. As i gave you instructions on how to do this yourself if you feel the need. So please let me know if you need anymore assistance.

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