2005 Subaru Forester Speed Sensor Replacement


Transmission problem
2005 Subaru Forester 4 cyl All Wheel Drive Manual 100000 miles

My mechanics tell me that they have to disassemble the entire transmission to replace the speed sensor in the transmission of my 2005 Forester. The plastic cog at the end of the spindle is apparently shot. They said on VWs the spindle with cog can be simply pulled out through the hole, but on my Subaru the hole is only big enough for the spindle.

Can anyone confirm that this is necessary or dispute what my mechanics are telling me? Seems odd that Subaru would make it so difficult to replace a part that can easily wear out.

Many thanks!

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Thursday, April 8th, 2010 AT 3:59 AM

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