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No. The speed sensor is located on the transmission, and is what drives the speedometer cable, which drives the speedo head. The speedo head is another name for the the speedometer, which is the display gauge that you see while sitting in the car.

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Q: Is the Speed Sensor and the Speedo Head the same thing for a 95 Ford Taurus?
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