1996 Honda Accord

Transmission problem
1996 Honda Accord 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 130000 miles

I am trying to replace my VSS and I think I have found it but I can't figure out how to remove it. My manual says to just unplug it, unscrew it, replace and repeat. However it has this metal cap on top to which the 3 pin connector is firmly attached. The is also a little metal pipe running into the cap. How do you remove the metal cap and/or the plug so that i can get to the speed sensor. Thanks

June 12, 2008.

Hi mebayer,

This is not the VSS. It is the EGR valve.

The VSS is lower down. You can barely see it.
It is almost directly below the throttle body.
Take off the air cleaner hose and you would be able to locate it. You would need to remove 2 pcs of 10mm hex bolt and the wire connector.

Don't lose the centre pin while installing.

Jun 12, 2008.