Re: ABS Light with dead Speedometer - fix
Originally Posted by nelbur
My Dad's '99 ranger 2wd had an ABS light on and the speedometer was on zero at any speed. The shifts were also very harsh on the automatic. I replaced the speed sensor on the differential, $14 at Autozone, and everything is normal again. I owe this forum as I got the idea that the speed sensor could be the problem by searching the archives. Thanks.
Note that this info is correct for 98~2000 Rangers. Other years do not use the rear axle sensor to drive the speedometer.
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