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Old 10-11-10, 10:45 PM   #121 (permalink)
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You could have gotten the same part from Acura Carland up in Duluth for the same price. That's what I did.

If you are unsure of the installation, send me a PM. My mechanic is located in Duluth off Buford Highway north of Pleasant Hill Road.

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Yes it is.

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Hello all, Shane here. My daily driver is a 92 LS w +200k on the odo. A little over a week ago I acquired a 91 with some pretty messy cosmetic problems... so I'm using it as a parts car On the list of items to be replaced are: radiator, thermostat, timing belt, water pump (all of which I'm hoping to tackle over the coming weekend). All of this leads me to the VSS. Everthing I've read in these forums says that the sensor itself needs to be replaced and not the housing. Since I have a complete unit (housing/sensor) at my disposal, is there a particular reason that I shouldn't simply replace the whole thing, or will this lead to other problems?

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My 94 sedan shifts real hard in between gears and lurches when it shifts... do you think faulty VSS is to blame? speedometer has always seemed fine
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My 94 sedan shifts real hard in between gears and lurches when it shifts... do you think faulty VSS is to blame? speedometer has always seemed fine
When was the last time you did a drain & refill of your automatic transmission fluid?

How many miles are on your car?
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When was the last time you did a drain & refill of your automatic transmission fluid?

How many miles are on your car?
just turned 200,000... and i know that it isn't my tranny fluid because about 18 months ago i had my transmission rebuild and the "problem" was there before and after the rebuild...
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i replaced the vss on my car and still get the d4 flashing and speedometer still not working...any ideas?
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Can any one give me some feed back my legnd coupe makes this rough sound and it has a hard jerk going from reverse to D4. Has anyone had this problem with thier legend and if so can you give me some insight. Thank you
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So is this also a solution if the speedo doesn't even move? aka the needle doesn't move.
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So last night I got under the car with the parts I ordered, took off the plastic shield, got the entire assembly out, then used my new fancy torx bit to udderly destroy 2 of the 3 screws. Fantastic. Hey, one came out super easy. The rest it just mangled the threads to nothing. Guess it's dremel time!

I would highly recommend clamping the power steering lines and taking the entire thing out to work on it. I have a feeling that's where I went wrong.

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So last night I got under the car with the parts I ordered, took off the plastic shield, got the entire assembly out, then used my new fancy torx bit to udderly destroy 2 of the 3 screws. Fantastic. Hey, one came out super easy. The rest it just mangled the threads to nothing. Guess it's dremel time!

I would highly recommend clamping the power steering lines and taking the entire thing out to work on it. I have a feeling that's where I went wrong.
Well let us know how it turns out follow TN legend owner.
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Well it's finally replaced. Had to grind a slot in the screws to get them out. But unfortunately that didn't fix anything. Check engine light is still on and speedo is still wonky. Although I do think it's shifting better, but that may just be me making things up hoping it did some good. The ABS light is also on but I have a feeling that's a separate issue. Just reaffirms I should have taken time to check the codes before I ordered any parts :p
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Yep. Code 12. But what would the EGR have anything do with my speedo being wonky?? Maybe the cluster itself is bad?

Edit: And I just read the procedure to remove the intake manifold to clean the EGR..wow. that's going to be a fun day.

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Just replaced mine with help from the OP, thanks! This thread should be stickies IMO not the one that is now.

Speedometer is working beatifully now and it makes me happy. I changed the oil and added tranny fluid, and now she is shifting so smooth
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Another VSS replacement

Everyone, thank you for your contributions regarding the VSS replacement. As a Helm manual owner, I could have solely referred to it, but contributions from you here on this forum helped greatly.
My VSS was the original (from 1993 with 187,850 miles), before I had the D4 and the speedometer disco on a consistent basis. I noticed in the beginning, it happened more often when it was cold outside. Toward the end, it did not matter.
I opted to remove the unit from the car (draining out the old power steering fluid) which was not necessary.
The end state, like most was to replace the electronic component (at the top of the assembly), and the O-ring at the base of the unit. It turned out well.
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