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 »

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 »

Ford vehicles manufactured with electronic systems feature speed sensors in the wheels to support various systems, such as anti-lock braking systems and tire pressure monitoring systems. These same sensors are also found... More »

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To reset the oil change light on a car, turn the vehicle's ignition on, and press the Reset stick or button usually located on the dashboard, under the hood or close to the fuel gauge or speedometer. Then, switch off the... More »

A complete car tune-up includes spark plug replacement, rotor replacement, fuel injector cleaning, a new air filter, a new fuel filter, a new PCV valve and checks on various systems, including fluid levels, ignition, emi... More »

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 »

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 »