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Ford Escort 1998 ford escort plastic gear to the speed sensor

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1998 ford escort plastic gear to the speed sensor fell into the transmission and i cant get it out? can i just leave it there?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Steve replied 6 years ago.

Steve :

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Steve :

I would not leave it there may cause damage to the trans

Steve :

hi

Steve :

where is the gear know?

Customer :

hi what might be the easiest way you think?

Steve :

is it on the drive of the other gear in the trand?

Steve :

trans

Steve :

do you have needl nose pliers?

Steve :

can you get the speed sensor back in and the gear go on the speed sensor?

Customer :

ya i do but it the gear fell all the way down

Steve :

then you need to remove it can you see it with the pan off?

Customer :

no

Steve :

can you sww it in the sensor hole?

Steve :

see

Steve :

or can you see it at all?

Customer :

no

Steve :

this is a definate pickle you are in

Steve :

you can take your chances or remove the trans and tear it down to get it

Steve :

are you there?

Steve :

there is another possibilty if you are interastead

Steve :

you can remove #8 without removing the trans

Steve :

remove the drivers tire and you can access #8 and it may get you to the drive

Steve :

let me know if you have any other questions

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