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Where is the vss located on the 2002 toyota camry acv31 automatic trans? i keep getting 0500 code and my speedometer wont work...

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  • Anesu Elijah Gumise
    Anesu Elijah Gumise Apr 27, 2014

    thanks but that transmission is diffrent from mine, mine has no geardriven vss,

  • Amanda Gonzalez
    Amanda Gonzalez Apr 28, 2014

    sorry about that

  • Amanda Gonzalez
    Amanda Gonzalez Apr 28, 2014

    this one showed for a 1994 but should still be in the same range of vechiles and google images showed better pictures and info good luck



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