Install the new sensor with a new seal lubricated with some coolant, make sure it's well seated and reinstall the clip. Thanks all for posting here - the search function is extremely helpful in diagnosing problems. For the second code, I have no clue. Torque specs again, with weight supported. The two mount to bracket bolts and the two mount to body bolts are one-time use stretch bolts and they must be replaced. Anybody could say what you just did.
Then take out the bolts to the lower doggie bone support. I believe the G68 resides below the Transmission mount bracket. If it is not enough to replace the sensors, raise the jack back up and take off that dogbone, then lower the whole thing again until you can get to the sensors. I looked extensively to find good instructions on how to go about it. You don't have to lower the trans at all! Best is to wait for the engine to be cold.
I'm not exactly the most knowledgable person with cars, slowly but surely learning things though. Scroll down for more detailed compatibility information. Unscew the radiator cap to relieve pressure but screw it right back on. Anybody could say what you just did. New Vehicle Speed Sensor for 01M Automatic Transmission for 98-05 Beetle, 99-07 Golf, 99-06 Jetta. Would be greatful for a bit of feedback asap as the stealers shut at 12:30 and could do with having it sorted by today.
This sensor uses a D-shaped connector. The only thing I would do differently is not to remove the body bolts or transmission bolts first. The car is low and the jack fits under the trans, but not with a piece of wood. . The part number's are: 01M927321 no wire or 01M927321a with extention wire May 10, 2010 The fan assy does come out of there. I saw a few threads on someone going to do the G68 sensor replacment, But never quite shows the pics or step by step instructions on removing which bolts to safely lower the 01m tranny.
Yeah bud, brain surgery is is if you have done it before and know what your doing! Any place on the transmission will work-you are supporting the combined weight of that end of the engine transaxle assembly, and not that much to support it, the other mounts would keep it from falling down too far. The first code, although obvious, doesn't tell me which sensor is in trouble. Cheers for the reply Chris. A failed sender can cause the transmission to stay in a lower gear. I do have a Trolley Jack.
I just hope it resolves the problem. Then took the car for a spin and speedo isnt working at all now, but the fuel gauge is fine and working as it should. Keep it as low as you are comfortable with working under there. This then came back and started working along with the speedo, general city driving was fine, but again as soon as I accelerate hard up to about 60-70mph the speedo goes crazy and starts dipping. What I did see is that where the pigtail ran from the sensor to the connector it went under a retaining clip which rubbed the insulation and shielding off of the wires and I assume grounded out the signal. I have problems with the automatic transmission - lost of the 1st and the 4th gear. Your advice doesn't help in this case.
Make sure if you can that it's got drive to it. Let me guess, seems like it's stuck in third gear from take off? Bit of info on the part: Part No. Any place on the transmission will work-you are supporting the combined weight of that end of the engine transaxle assembly, and not that much to support it, the other mounts would keep it from falling down too far. But back then it was city driving it couldnt handle and nipping to the shops at 20mph caused the speedo to do as described above. Fits 4 Speed Automatic Transmissions Only. Remove the mount to body bolts first, make sure transmission is fully supported, then remove the two mount to bracket bolts. Any help would greatly appreciated.
Even if you replace the trans with a used one the sensor will still not work. Will the trans lower enough to change the G68 sensor without removing the rear-dogbone bracket as well? I did that and when I tried to remove the mounting bracket bolts the mount would twist and couldn't get the bolts off when it moves like that. Hi, I wonder if somebody could help me with the following. Speed sender for 4-speed Automatic, 01M transmissions. I have never done it so I don't want to mess it up or make more work for myself. I was wondering where I should place the jack with regard to the transmission.
Thank you for the help. Thanks, Josh A couple of things to check. The sensor is well seated if the clip fits right over the top, just make sure both sides clipped into position. It should be a 4 pin connector located on the transmission side of the engine head in a plastic flange. So now I'm trying to remove the sensor itself. I removed airbox and battery box - removed the tranny mount, lowered the tranny and have access to the G68 sensor.