Changed transfer case no speed sensor spot

Asked by Apr 09, 2017 at 10:04 PM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed transfer case on my awd exploer an no
hole for speed sensor on transfer . it now obviously
has no speed ometer but also shifts late if over
half throttle any idea how to get speedo to work an
shift properly I have a 97 awd with auto ,4 high an
4 low

4 Answers


Put the correct transfer case in it and the problems will be gone.

I really like the difference in highway rpm my truck was turning 3000 at 60 now 2600 at 60 an has a huge difference in power on high end

I just realized that the speed sensor on the exploer I got my case from is on rear diff instead of trans is their a way to adapt


There probably is but you would need to go to a transmission shop for it to be done. Some switching of tail-shaft housing may be able to be done.

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