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Old 06-10-2005, 09:27 PM
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please tell me what this thing is

ok heres the deal i have an 89 dodge dakota with a 3.9 and it had a 4 speed automatic in it with overdrive the trans was bad when i bought it and all i could find was a three speed automatic to go back in it the speedometer cable screws onto the trans and the thing that the cable screws onto also has a plug in on it that is a 2 wire plug in what is this thing called and what does it do if you need more info let me know thanks

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Sounds like a speed sensor, might control cruise control or a electronic speedometer, do you have a picture of it? if you do post it. Was it on the old trans as well or just the 3 speed, if it was on the old was there something plugged into it? what did the 3 speed come out of?

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sorry i dont have a pic and on my old trans that piece was broke off so im not sure if it was there or what and the other trans im putting in came out of the same kind of truck same year and all like i said i have never seen one with a place for a cable and an electrical both but this has it like that im just wondering if it has any effect on the shifting or anything thanks for the help
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hey just an update i figured out that this was a speed censor and it works the speedometer and the cruise got the new tranny in and hooked it all up and works great thanks for the help
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