What Does the Taurus Speed Sensor Do?

Answer Like all cars, the Ford Taurus has a vehicle speed sensor (VSS). In addition to conveying the car's speed to the Taurus' speedometer, the speed sensor provides speed data to computerized systems t... Read More »

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How to Replace the Speed Sensor on a 1999 Taurus?

The wheel speed sensors on your Taurus monitor the rotation of the tooth rings on the hub assembly to determine your rate of speed. The computer in your car also uses the information the speed sens... Read More »

How to Install a Ford Speed Sensor in a 99 Taurus?

Your 1999 Ford Taurus features speed sensors, which act as a kind of tachometer that reads the speed of your Taurus' wheel rotation by monitoring the tooth rings on the hub assembly. Speed sensors ... Read More »

Ford Taurus Speed Sensor Problem?

Modern vehicles come equipped with an anti-lock brake systems. The Taurus features a four-wheel anti-lock brake system. It consists of a brake booster, master cylinder, wheel speed sensors and hydr... Read More »

How to Replace the Wheel Speed Sensor in a Ford Taurus?

Emergency driving situations usually lead to someone slamming on the brakes to stop abruptly. The anti-lock brake system (ABS) helps to prevent wheel lockage in such situations so that your 1996 to... Read More »