Also known as the turbine shaft speed sensor, the speed sensor in a transmission is a magnetic coil that provides a vehicle's control unit with the rotational speed of the torque converter or the input shaft. This inform... More »

When problems occur with the speed sensor, the vehicle does not send the right signal to the speedometer, regulate fuel properly, operate cruise control or regulate ignition timing correctly. Problems with the speed sens... More »

Transmission sensors send data inputs to the transmission control unit, or TCU, of modern automatic transmissions in order for it to calculate when to shift gears. The data from these sensors allow for optimum transmissi... More »

A vehicle's speed sensor is a monitoring device that measures the output of a transmission or transaxle in terms of wheel speed. This information is used by the engine control module to adjust the automobile's performanc... More »

To adjust the steering box, secure the torque wrench on the end of the input shaft, and note how much drag you need to bring the input shaft into the necessary position. Use a hammer and a drift to fasten the lock ring l... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

The speed sensor of a vehicle is usually located on either the transmission case or the rear differential assembly of production vehicles. Check your vehicle’s service manual or spare parts catalogue before looking for i... More »

An automotive drive shaft is responsible for transferring the engine's rotational power, or torque, through the transmission across some distance to one of the car's axles, either from the front of the car to the rear or... More »