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I have a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 6 cyl 2.7 automatic. The

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I have a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 6 cyl 2.7 automatic. The speed odometer starts jumping after going 65 mph , the cruise control doesn't seem to work properly and now my transmission does not want to gear up, but I can do it manually. I have been told it could be the tcm or a sensor. Not sure what I should do.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 4 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

A bad gear on the VSS sensor is normally what causes these symptoms. Where the front passenger axle shaft goes into the transaxle, the VSS sensor is above that area. I recommend inspecting the wiring and connector to it and replace the sensor.

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Thanks Moose.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 3 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

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Thanks Chris