SCORPIO VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR

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merk1988
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SCORPIO VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR

Post by merk1988 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:32 pm

Hello: I would like to know if anyone has or know where to get a vss sensor for a Scorpio automatic. The transmission output speed sensor with 3 wires.

Thanks: Tommie

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Re: SCORPIO VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR

Post by Bob Weir » Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:16 am

VSS = Very difficult to find
Do a "WTB" [Want To Buy] post in the Scorpio "Classifieds".
Contact Jeff Herson [Merkur Midwest], Russ Harness [Rapido] & Mike Oyler [Merkur Depot]

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Re: SCORPIO VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR

Post by brokencase » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:09 pm

The original speed sensor design is prone to failure.

A somewhat recent discussion of the Vss options are described here...
viewtopic.php?f=29&t=32548

On page two of that discussion I describe how to adapt the reluctor based speed sensor from the Ranger...
I used STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS SC46 & STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS HP4475 from RockAuto.

You will need electronics skills or know someone capable to pull it off. All info needed to recreate the adapter circuit is described in that link.

I would make these adapters available but the demand is something like 1 unit every 2 years. Not worth my time.

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