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There are two speed sensors for every modern car. One is at the wheel (One of the tires), the other is at the transmission. The combination is used to calculate your fuel consumption, accurate speed, etc. and is sent to the O.B.D. Computer.

Usually this is a simple fix, that one of the sensors is loose, causing intermittent problems with the speedometer/RPM's display.

If the car is still under warranty, bring it into the dealer, and they will fix it for free. Just make sure to explain that you think one of the speed sensors is faulty or loose.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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Very common fault ford know about it and replace them under warranty.

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