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AutoMeter vehicle speed sensors generate the signal you need to make installing an AutoMeter electric speedometer in your vehicle quick and easy. This universal sensor provides a solution for virtually any custom application and outputs a 4 pulse per revolution (PPR), 12v square wave signal.
Feature Points
  • Includes 4 magnets, sensor pickup, and universal bracket
  • Includes mounting hardware and installation instructions
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small speedo Fitted 2 5/8 speedo to my hotrod autometre was only one with mileage counter and available speed sensor after following instructions works a treat very happy
Date published: 2019-04-02
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I have a set up similar to this for an after market cruise control, will one of your electric speedometers work with my existing sender ? If not if I install this one should it work for cruise and speedometer ? 81 TA bw t-10 4 speed. Thanks

Asked by: Transam87020
Our electric speedometers should work with most 2-wire sine wave or 3-wire square wave vehicle speed sensors.
Answered by: Jim from AutoMeter
Date published: 2023-03-20

Will the 5290 work with the Invision dash (speedometer)?

Asked by: Dave 96
This speed sensor will work with the Invision Dash.
Answered by: Jim from AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-10-13

does it need power

Asked by: jiooj
This is a 3 wire sensor. It does require a 12 volt power source to operate.
Answered by: Jim from AutoMeter
Date published: 2022-06-14

will speed sensor part number 5290 work with stewert warner electric speedo ?

Asked by: Anonymous
Thank you for your question. This will work as it outputs a signal that the speedometer would want to see.
Answered by: Sarah from AutoMeter
Date published: 2021-07-26

I did a swap newer model motor and transmission. The truck the newer motor and transmission had speed sensor on the rear the truck I'm swap it into doesn't will the work for it ?

Asked by: Quintin B
Thank you for your question. Please give our tech line a call at 866-248-6356 to assist you further with this.
Answered by: Natalia from AutoMeter
Date published: 2021-02-23

will the sensor work with 5 VDC ?

Asked by: hoff
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, this will not work with a 5 VDC system.
Answered by: Zach from AutoMeter
Date published: 2019-02-14

does the sensor come with schematic stating what each color wire is?

Asked by: hoff
Thank you for your question. Yes, it shows that Black is ground, Red goes to 12v power, and White is the signal wire to the speedometer.
Answered by: Zach from AutoMeter
Date published: 2019-02-13

What is the dimensions of the pickup face? I am looking to interface this with my OEM Toyota magnetic pick up Since Toyota decided to suck and Discontinue the sensor for our cruise control...

Asked by: Mr. Joshua
Roughly 3/8” diameter by 1-3/4” long. 
Answered by: Camperdad
Date published: 2018-12-10
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