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SPEED SENSOR

1987 Oldsmobile Calais • 4 cylinder FWD Automatic • 100,000 miles

Where is the speed sensor on a 1987 olds calais?
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Erh40
March 17, 2011.




Its on the exhaust manifold
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Tiny
Rasmataz
Mar 17, 2011.
I think Ras thought you said Oxygen sensor.
The speed sensor is mounted in the top of the transmission.


Wrenchtech
Mar 17, 2011.
Oops! My bad Wrench -got confused on a Buick-dumped the wrong info-sorry Mr. Erh40


Tiny
Rasmataz
Mar 17, 2011.
Thank you very much. Do I need to remove anything to get to it and replace it?
Thanks again


Tiny
Erh40
Mar 17, 2011.
Thats ok, just need info for my dad. He needs his car fixed


Tiny
Erh40
Mar 17, 2011.
Wrench, Just pull this from alldata-its says this: Disconnect battery ground cable.
Remove instrument cluster assembly.
Remove screw attaching V.S.S. Pickup to rear of speedometer head.
Remove screw attaching V.S.S. To instrument cluster.
Disconnect printed circuit connector from V.S.S.
Remove V.S.S.
Reverse procedure to install.

Note: I dunno which way is up on this-Mit1 says this: Vehicle Speed Sensor
Automatic Transaxle At rear of engine, on right end of transaxle

So much of reliable information-Good luck


Tiny
Rasmataz
Mar 17, 2011.
Thanks for pics, your a life saver.


Tiny
Erh40
Mar 17, 2011.
I dunno. Alldata also refers to a speedo cable and a PM speed signal generator but it shows it in the same location as the VSS. Manual trans is in the trans also.


Wrenchtech
Mar 18, 2011.

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