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Videos How To Chain Up Big Trucks Tire Chains Instructions

Truck Driver Training Instructional Videos Chaining Up Big Trucks

Videos - Learn How To Chain Up a Big Rig Semi Truck or 18 Wheeler. Experienced Truck Drivers Show You How to do it. Single Tire Chains and Double Tire Chains (Three-Railers) Installation Instructions.

Big Rig Speed Sensor Location

Big-Rig Speed Sensor Location - Connector Identification

Please compare your connectors below, then order here: SafetyPass Pro Catalog

We support the following speed sensor connectors:

1. Weather-Pack connectors - Included with installation kit

Weather-Pack Connectors are used on most older, pre 2001, class 8 trucks, including kw, freightliner, volvo, international, peterbilt, etc.

Weather-Pack "in-line" connectors are commonly found on older (pre-2001) trucks, including Peterbilt, Kenworth, Freightliner, Volvo and others.

The Main Cable, Item# XM7MC is used for simple plug-in connections to Speed Sensor Connectors or to one of the Adapter Cables. The Main Cable is also used to interface with your device or testing equipment. Can be installed Temporarily or Permanently. (Included with installation kit).


2. Metri-Pack connectors - Included with installation kit

Metri-Pack Connectors fit most newer class 8 trucks 2002-2011 kw, freightliner, volvo, international, peterbilt and others.

Metri-Pack connectors are found mostly on 2001 and newer trucks including Peterbilt, Kenworth, Freightliner, Volvo, International, Peterbilt and others.

These Connectors plug directly in to the top of molded speed sensors. To hook up to the speed sensor connectors use the 12" Metri-Pack adapter (included with the installation kit).


3. Metri-Pack 280 connectors - Sold Separately

Metri-pack 280 connectors for Newer Mack Trucks after 2001. These connectors have also been found on some 2007 KW trucks. This is the alternate connector of choice for Kenworth truck manufacturers. Used approx. 1% of the time.

These connectors simply plug into the Speed Sensor Leads, at the rear of the transmission, similar to Weather-Pack connectors and in the same location. Sold Separately - see catalog


4. Deutsch connectors - Sold Separately

Deutsch Connectors - Older Pre 2001 International Trucks

Deutsch Connectors for older, pre 2001, International class 8 Trucks International (Navistar) Trucks.

These connectors simply plug in to the Speed Sensor Leads, similar to Weather-Pack connectors and in the same location. Use the Deutsch adapter to hook up to these connectors. Sold Separately - see catalog


5. Mini-Deutsch Connectors - Sold Separately

Deutsche DTM Adapter Kit XM7DTM

  • XM6DTM - Deutsch DTM Connectors
  • Accepts size 20 (7.5 amp) pins and sockets
  • For use with Main Cable (XM7MC).
  • 2014 and newer Freightliner, Detroit Engine, Automatic Transmission use this connector. Possibly other models.
  • Plugs into vehicle speed sensor leads.
  • Rectangular, plastic housing

Deutsch Adapter Cable XM7DTM




6. Circular 4-Pin Connectors - Require Splicing

German ZF Transmission Speed Sensor and Connector

The German ZF Transmission has a circular 4-pin speed sensor connector at the rear of the transmission.

This connector has 3 or 4 wires connected to it. We do not have a mating connector to plug into it. So, the only way is to splice into one wire from your system.

Click for splicing instructions: