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i have a 2000 ford expedition and it needs a speed sensor replaced.

Customer Question

i have a 2000 ford expedition and it needs a speed sensor replaced. where is this located exactly
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  lostrider replied 8 years ago.

HiCustomerthis is lostrider,


~Which speed sensor do you need to replace?


~Do you have a code for the sensor?


~What is the concern your having with the truck?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I have had a diagnostic machine put on the truck. The output speed sensor is the sensor in question. I have the correct sensor based on code given. I do not have the code with me
Expert:  lostrider replied 8 years ago.


-What size of engine is in your Ford?

~Is the truck 2wd or 4x4?

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible so that we can finish answering your question.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
XXXXX5.4 l v 8
Expert:  lostrider replied 8 years ago.

Here is the service procedure for the Output Shaft Speed Sensor, hope this is the one your looking for.


Turbine Shaft Speed (TSS) Sensor and Output Shaft Speed (OSS) Sensor



  1. NOTE: The 4x2 application and the 4x4 application are similar.

    With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  2. Loosen, but do not remove, the transmission insulator-to-crossmember support nuts.graphic


  1. Attach a suitable high-lift transmission jack to the transmission.
  2. Remove the two bolts retaining the heat shield to the transmission support crossmember.
  1. graphicNOTE: RH shown, LH similar.

    Remove the crossmember bolts and the crossmember.
  1. graphicLower the rear of the transmission to gain access to the sensors.


  1. Position the heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) connector aside.
  1. graphicIf necessary, remove the output shaft speed (OSS) sensor.
    1. Remove the bolt.
    1. Remove the OSS.

graphicInstallation, Reverse the removal procedure.