MIGHT NEED A NEW SPEED SENSOR I posted the original question. I paid to have the symptoms diagnosed. It was actually a worn plastic gear set on the end of the speed sensor / speedometer cable and the mating gear in the transmission. The one inside the transmission requires tear-down of entire transmission... bad news.
First check the speedometer cable going into the top of the transmission. If it is not broken the instrument cluster must be replaced.
It is possible. Most new vehicles have a sensor attached to the transmission that tell the speedometer how fast the vehicle is traveling. I suggest checking, or having the sensor checked first.
The speed sensor sends a signal to the speedometer to show the correct speed and it sends a signal to the transmission telling when to shift. If the speed sensor is bad the speedometer will not work and the transmission will not shift correctly.
first, locate where the speedometer goes into the transaxle or transmission housing. unscrew speedometer drive from transmission housing and pull the speedometer cable out. the end of the cable unit has a couple of dipstick marks on the bottom of speedometer cable end you just removed. hope this helps. mine has 245000 miles on it and still going strong !!!
The VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) is located on the transmission. If the speedometer is not working, it is rarely the VSS causing the problem. I would first check fuses and the ECU
well that's not to hard to answer. my truck did the same thing i replace the speedometer cable and sensor in the transmission and i never had that problem since. try that first and see what happens if that wont work then replace the speedometer panel in the dashboard.
Check first the speed sensor or speedometer cable which ever one it has (i dont know the age of the vehicle). Both attach to the transmission at the same place.
There could be two reasons for this. The first is the transmission is completely out and the second is the linkage in the transmission is broken.
They are the reccomended shifting points for a manual transmission. When you reach 'I', shift out of first, to second, and so on.
It sounds like your speed sensor is going bad. It sends a signal to the speedometer to display the correct speed and sends a signal to the transmission on when it should shift.
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It's best to remove the transmission from below, by raising the vehicle and dropping the subframe, so you don't have to remove the engine first. You'll first need to use a support beam to keep the engine supported while and after removing the transmission.
there is a speed sensor on your transmission, probably about 15 bucks, and easy to replace, try there, but first check your fuses.
your transmission is stuck in what we call limp mode. Take it to a transmission shop and have an electrical scan done. Does your speedometer work or not ? If not then it could be as simple as a output speed sensor or broken wire
Speedometer quit working, car wont shiftI drove a 1993 Ford Taurus. It had transmission controlled shifting. In my situation, there was a very small $5.00 piece(plastic, of course) inside the tranny that controlled the shifting which needed to be replaced. I actually had it replaced at the dealer and cost me around $160.00. Sorry I couldn't help more but hope this gives you a direction, William
The Oldsmobile Curved Dash Runabout, released in 1901, was the first automobile line equipped with a mechanical speedometer.
First you must find location of this unit. Once you have done that, you will know what tools to gather up.
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Yes there is They're hard to locate because yours is electronic transmission So you need to find electronic speedometer conversion kit For your 350 turbo Here is a website for a business that might be able to help: http://www.transmissioncenter.net/ There are probably other sources as well. That's the first one I found on google.
Replace your transaxle
Tempo transmissions are tied to the cars speed. If the transmission cannot sense the car's speed, then the transmission will never shift out of 1st gear. If your speedometer is not working, this is most likely the problem. It could be one of two things. The easiest is a bad speed sensor. This is a sensor that the speedometer cable connects to, and it also has an electronic plug on it. If that is not bad then the problem may be in the transmission itself. There are two plastic gears that drive the speedometer cable. These can get broken/stripped. There are located in the bottom of the transmission. They can be replaced without removing the transmission, but it is a pretty big job. It requires jacking the car up, removign both front axles, dropping the tranmission's oil pan, and removing the differental gears.
The aurora has no traditional speedometer cable. There are two sensors that send a signal to the speedometer. the first and easiest to change is located on the passenger side front transaxle, top side. Pray that it is that one because the other is located on the transmission. To remove the output sensor there is only 1 bolt and then you can lift the sensor from the well.Is easier if you use an inspection mirror.
Most likey the speedometer gear in the transmission. It sends a signal to inform the computer of speed so it can shift properly. Check to make sure the electrical connector is firmly attached. The speedometer gear may require replacement, but it's important to be sure it's not a wiring problem first.