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SPEED SENSOR, MECH TO ELEC, GM & CHRYSLER, 7/8"-18 THREAD, HALL EFFECT, 16 PULSE

SPEED SENSOR, MECH TO ELEC, GM & CHRYSLER, 7/8"-18 THREAD, HALL EFFECT, 16 PULSE

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SPEED SENSOR, MECH TO ELEC, GM & CHRYSLER, 7/8"-18 THREAD, HALL EFFECT, 16 PULSE
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I have a 1979 CJ5-304 converted with 1988 Chevy TBI. Will the 5291 work for the speed sensor input on the Chevy PCM and attach to my Jeep stock t-case and speedo cable?

Asked by: Stupid Jeep Conversion
Thank you so much for contacting us. While the 5291 would work great if you were driving an AutoMeter speedometer, it will not work with the factory equipment on your vehicle. The Chevy PCM really wants to see the Chevy speed signal, which was a sine wave (as opposed to the square wave output from our sender). Sorry for the bad news.
Answered by: Joseph At AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-05-14

Hi, I've got a autometer 5291 fitted to an early modified saab 900 to provide a seed signal to the ecu, it would appear that I need an out put of 4 pulses per revolution, can it be modified to provide 4 pulses per revolution?

Asked by: Shellfm1
Hi there, thank you for the question. Unfortunately, the 5291 cannot be changed from the 16 pulses. We have another style sender that is 8 pulses per rev, but 4 pulses seems very rare and unlikely available as an aftermarket sender option.
Answered by: Matt from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-05-03

I have an 01 jeep wrangler that I installed a electric speedometer in. I took the np231 transfer case out and installed an 03 Rubicon np231 transfer case 4 to 1 gear ratio. Is there away to use the old speed sensor with the newer trans case

Asked by: Stewie
Hi Stewie, thank you for the question. If this is an AutoMeter electric speedometer, it should work off the VSS (vehicle speed sensor) on the later model transmission. The AutoMeter style sender 5291 will only work on an early model transmission with a cable output for the speedometer.
Answered by: Matt from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-04-24

Hi I was wondering if this would work for a 1989 f150 with manual m5r2?

Asked by: Johnboy
Thank you for the question. Ford had begun using a VSS (vehicle speed sensor) as early as 1989, even though they had a cable to run the speedometer. If your F150 is equipped with a VSS, our electronic speedometer will work directly off your VSS. Otherwise, you will actually need the 5292 Ford Plug-In style sender to run our electronic speedometer: https://www.autometer.com/hall-effect-speedometer-sender-ford-plug-in.html In any situation, however, our sender is not designed as a direct replacement for an OEM sender. We would recommend sourcing this directly from Ford.
Answered by: Matt from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-04-10

Hi my question is that I have the speedo and sender in my truck and I need to know how to test the sender my unit quit working and I believe it’s a problem with the sender not the gauge because my gauge will go into program mode and does it’s sweep

Asked by: Slonoma
Thank you so much for the question. There are a few things you can check out. First of all, we do have a video on our YouTube channel with instructions on testing a 3 wire speed sensor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1XzwZE6n8M Also, try testing the sender with a drill outside of the transmission to see if it will trigger the speedometer then. This could be caused by the drive key not engaging while the sender is installed. To fix this you can adjust the collar on the drive key so that it extends farther into the trans. Finally, be sure the sender's ground and speedometer's ground is shared. Ideally, we recommend both the sender and speedometer be grounded to the transmission. If you're unable to have success after these steps we recommend reaching out to our service team at 866.248.6356, hitting the Chat link at the top of the page or emailing us here: http://www.autometer.com/resources/index/ask_a_question
Answered by: Matt from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-03-05

Is this work on jeep wrangler yj 1993 renegade ?

Asked by: Khalid
Hi Khalid, thank you so much for the question. The 1993 models were within the cable to electronic sensor crossover. If you have a threaded speedometer cable output on your transmission, this is the sender you would use to drive an AutoMeter electronic speedometer. However, it's very possible that your 1993 has an electronic VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor). Our speedometers will work directly off the factory VSS. If you're looking to replace an original VSS, our 5291 sender will not work for you. If you have additional questions give us a ring at 866.248.6356, hit the Chat link at the top of the page or you can email us here: http://www.autometer.com/resources/index/ask_a_question
Answered by: Matt from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-02-28

Will this work in a 60 DeSoto Adventurer?

Asked by: Torry61
Hi Torry, thank you so much for the question. While we don't have specific details on a 1960 DeSoto, it seems likely, based on other Chrysler models from this era, this is the same thread that your original speedometer cable uses to connect to the transmission.
Answered by: Matt from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-02-21

I am switching my 69 Camaro gauges from stock to the sport comp 2 gauges. I ordered the 5" electric speedometer as part of the package. The car has a TCI street fighter 700r4 trans. Am I going to need this speed sensor for my speedometer to work correctly

Asked by: CC_MacK
Thank you so much for contacting us. There were a couple changes throughout the lifespan of the 700R4 and they were available with both a cable drive for the speedometer and an electronic speed sender in different versions. If your 700 has a cable drive for the speedometer, this 5291 speed sender will be necessary to drive an electronic speedometer. If you 700 has a two wire speed sender built into the tail housing, you can simply use the output from it. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Joseph At AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-02-19
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