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

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DESCRIPTION:

AutoMeter vehicle speed sensors generate the signal you need to make installing an AutoMeter electric speedometer in your vehicle quick and easy. Compatible with GM and Chrysler transmissions with a 7/8" -18 threaded speedometer cable output, this vehicle speed sensor outputs a 16 pulse per revolution (PPR), 12v square wave signal. Featuring a mechanical cable output, this sensor has the ability to retain the mechanical cable in applications with mechanically driven cruise control.
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REVIEWS:

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome I bought this a couple years ago, still working amazing. It was super simple to work in and gave me the ability to have the customer dash I wanted.
Date published: 2018-10-01
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QUESTIONS:

Does this sensor Fit the Borg Warner T18A

Asked by: APOD-529
Your Borg Warner trans should have the standard thread on fitting. The 5291 should work in this application.
Answered by: Jim from AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-08-31

Can I use this sensor with a 4988 for a type 1 VW BUG

Asked by: PJ VOLKY
For assistance please reach out to our tech support at 866-248-6356.
Answered by: Steve from AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-07-14

Does speed sensor work with muncie four speed ? 

Asked by: Duffy
If the transmission uses a 7/8"-18 thread for a mechanical speed cable this will work.
Answered by: Steve from AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-07-06

I have a '79 camaro w/TH400 transmission. I will be using a gauge cluster w/Auto Meter American Muscle gauges. Which speedometer sending unit will I need to use?

Asked by: TJ's Racing
You can either use 5291 or 5293 for a mechanical to electric speed sensor.
Answered by: Steve from AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-06-15

I PURCHASED A #2489 ELECTRONIC SPEEDOMETER WITH A #5291 SPEED SENSOR ... ABOUT 5 YEARS FOR A CLASSIC RESTO MOD TRUCK. THE SENSOR IS NOW LEAKING TRANS FLUID OUT OF THE CABLE IS THIS DUE TO AN "O" RING FAILURE OR AN INTERNAL SEAL FAILURE?

Asked by: GREYIRON1950
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately this is due to an O-ring within the transmission. From this O-ring failing it causes the fluid to leak out through the VSS as there are no seals to stop this on the unit.
Answered by: Steve from AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-04-26

I have a 95LT1 which requires a signal to the VSS. I also need the cable for my mechanical speedo. Can I use this unit?

Asked by: Hytone
If you could send us an email with clarification of what you are trying to do, one of our techs would be able to help.
Answered by: Thomas From AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-04-12

Will this fit a 200r4 transmission

Asked by: GeorgeLeos
This speed sensor would thread onto the transmission to replace the speed cable on GM/Chrysler Trans so long as they have a 7/8" -18 threaded speedometer cable output.
Answered by: Thomas From AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-04-11

I have a 4488 speedometer.do you have a speed signal generator that will fit a TH400 transmission ? I do not need to have any access for a mechanical cable ? picture and or part#?

Asked by: dave69c
The 5291 would act as the speed sensor, replacing the mechanical cable and allowing an electronic speedometer to wire into it.
Answered by: Thomas From AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-04-01
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