1983-95 Mustang Speedometer Gear Installation Instructions

Posted 12/17/2015 by Phillip Perez

Overtime your 1983-1995 Mustang will require some repair. One of the most common components that end up failing is the speedometer gear. Follow along with us step by step as we replace this key component with a high quality replacement speedo gear from LMR.

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Tools Needed:

  • 11mm socket or wrench
  • Small Flat Tip Screwdriver

Step 1:
Carefully raise and support the vehicle.
Step 2:
The speedometer gear is located, on the driver’s side of the Mustang's transmission tailshaft.
Step 3:
Use an 11mm socket or wrench to remove the securing tab to the VSS sensor and speedo gear.
Step 4:
Pry and remove the retaining clip from the gear.
Step 5:
Install the correct speedometer gear and retaining clip.
Step 6:
Lubricate "O" ring seal and reinstall VSS sensor and gear in reverse order.