Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Speed Sensor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



The speed sensor is located on the transaxle assembly of the vehicle.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Raise and support the front of the vehicle safely on jackstands.
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  5. Disconnect the wire harness attached to the speed sensor.
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  7. Place a suitable drip pan below the speed sensor to catch any fluid which may spill out during removal and installation. Remove the speed sensor. Discard the sealing O-ring around the assembly.
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To install:
  1. Install a new O-ring coated with clean engine oil around the speed sensor assembly.
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  3. Install the speed sensor into the transaxle, and tighten the connection.
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  5. Fasten the wire harness to the speed sensor. Lower the vehicle.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable. Check the transaxle fluid level, and add fluid if needed.
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  9. Road test the vehicle to make sure the cruise control system functions correctly.
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