Re: 98 Windstar - speed sensor
theres a lot to remove, that why. good luck
"FrankD" <FrancisD@adelphia.net> wrote in message
> On Thu, 24 Nov 2005 23:45:43 GMT, Backyard Mechanic
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>FrankD <FrancisD@adelphia.net> wrote:
>>> 98 ford windstar
>>> When first started from cold, my transmission doesn't shift for about
>>> 2 - 5 miles. I can drive locked up. The speedo also doesn't move off
>>> 0 during that time. After a few miles, all works fine.
>>> I was told that this was probably a defective speed sensor. This was
>>> a best guess, but no electronic diagnostic test was used.
>>> Where is the sensor located? Is this sensor an easy part to reach and
>>> replace? Any special tools required?
>>Go on autozone.com and look for the VSS location... may be info on
>>replacing it, as well
> Autozone site does not show part location or any info about
> replacement of VSS. Part is $23. I've been quoted $200 - $300 for
> repair. Sounds high unless there is lots of labor involved. Is RR
> difficult as a home garage project?