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1999-2005 Ford Freestar and Windstar Tech Tip

The 1999-2003 Windstar and 2004-2005 Freestar have a high VSS pulse signal. It will be necessary to use our Global Cruise 250-1223 or 250-1316.

VSS - (1999)- Blue/Yellow 18,000 PPM

VSS - (2000 - 2004) - Blue/Yellow 28,960 PPM- Look for a 2-pin connector on top side of Transmission. It will have a Gray/Red and a Blue/Yellow. This 2 pin connector will be behind the shift lever and air intake on top of the transmission.

Tach - If manual transmission use clutch switch 250-4206.

Brake Switch - The brake switch activates a Rear Electronic Module, and the module controls the brakes. It is necessary to use a relay to achieve the ground normally provided by the brake lights. Any automotive relay will work, the Rostra part number is TR1.

Figure 1 shows how to wire the relay.


Figure 1
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Rostra is a leading manufacturer of automotive comfort, safety, and convenience accessories including electronic cruise control systems, vehicle speed limiters, backup camera relocation kits, LED lighting, exterior vehicle camera systems, automotive lumbar supports and seat heaters, driver alert systems, and more.

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Orlando, FL, 32824



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