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Is there a diagram on where the output speed sensor is located on a 1998 bmw 528i & if possible how to replace it?

The shifting on 528i sometimes lags or takes long & revs up the RPMs but if i manually shift it it works great, so i know its something that is not telling it when to shift, so i seen someone in a forum mention the Output Speed Sensor but every-time i look it up the diagrams that come up, show me ABS Speed Sensor which i don't think that is...

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SOURCE: 1998 528i bmw cam shaft sensor location

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not the same year but should be same place.

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SOURCE: 2001 bmw 740il output speed sensor location

hello ryk786, i/m not a hundred percent certain, but I think the output speed sensor is located at the back of the transmission. With the pan removed, if you look at the valve body and see the EDS valves and connectors, look about 2 inches back toward the end of the case and you should see a connector by itself. There should be a retaining torx bolt and spring holding the sensor in place. After installing the new sensor, do not over-tightend the bolt. The torque should be around 5-6 Nm.

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SOURCE: where is the speed sensor on a manual bmw 528i

At the rear of the gearbox befor the driveshaft.

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SOURCE: wher is the speed sensor located on a 528i bmw

hi the speed sensor is located on either the drivers wheel hub with the abs sensor, or the passenger wheel hub, but they normally are on the drivers side....hope this you can get them off ebay lol..

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