Speed sensor location?

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  1. enkeivette

    enkeivette New Member

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    Please tell me there is no speed sensor in the front diff.
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    OK we'll tell you there is no speed sensor in the front diff

    but what does that have to do with the price of apples in China :smokin:
     
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    So I take it there is one?

    Speed sensor in the front diff makes a junk yard front axle conversion... not likely.
     
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    What year KJ? Makes a difference for the speedo.If you have a '02-'05 KJ then the speedo is controlled via the speed sensor on the rear diff and I have a fix for that if you do not want to keep the weak 8.25 in the rear but means you must change the t-case also.If your unlucky enough to have a '06 or '07 KJ then your SOL as it uses the ABS speed sensors which there are 4(1 on each wheel).Your going to spend some $$$(or be stuck with weak parts) to keep ABS if you have that also and if you choose to delete ABS you must tell your insurance company for legal reasons.
     
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    I'm worried about how the transfer case disperses power. If it operates off of a speed sensor in the front diff, then you can't throw in a junk yard axle.

    For the 02-05 is there one in the front diff also? For the 06 plus, where are they at each wheel?
     
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    '02-'05 the speed sensor is in the rear diff,'02-'05's with ABS have ABS wheel speed sensors on each front wheels that do not have anything to do with the speedo."06 and '07 KJ's have a speed sensor on each wheel.

    No speed sensor in the front diff.The t-case in a KJ is mechanically operated and has zero effect on the speedo and the speedo has zero effect on the t-case.
     
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    Sweet, thank you. Nice rig! I've seen pics of it before.