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Good place to tap into VSS wire

Hey,
Where is a good place to tap into the VSS (Vehicle speed sensor) wire? I understand it is gray and black, pin 58 on the PCM, but it is tightly bundled, anyone tapped it somewhere else?

Thanks for the help

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Pull the airbox and you will find it under there.

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I have an afe stage 2 installed, i don't remember seeing any wires under there. I'll take a look

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I was able to get VSS from the factory radio wiring harness in my 02 Excursion.

I'll have to double check which pin but it was there.
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You say from the factory radio harness? i didn't have that option. Please look anyway though, thanks

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there is a big loom of wires that run directly underneath of it.

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You say from the factory radio harness? i didn't have that option. Please look anyway though, thanks
Yeah, for me there are 2 harnesses that go to the back of factory radio. 1 for speakers and power and the other ... It is that one (the none speaker one) that has the VSS a grey/black wire, pin #9. I've been using it for my Avic.

the other option is pin 58 on the pcm also a gray/back wire (not a fun bundle to pick).
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