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? Replace faulty transmission with second hand transmission. Hyundai

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? Replace faulty transmission with second hand transmission.
Hyundai Sonata 2008 Diesel faselift model chassis number KMHET41VR9A
Transmission model F4A51-3
Can the previous model Transmission from chassis number KMHET41VR8A be used as the facelift model has no speed sensor at the differential.
If So what needs to be changed and will the vehicle computer system operate the transmission correctly.
I am in New Zealand no local mechanics with the knowledge.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes I need an answer as Hyundai changed the model August 2008 I have a transmission for the pre August 2008 Sonata but cannot obtain a transmission for the facelift model at a economical price in New Zealand.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I need to know if these transmissions are interchangable and how.

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Expert:  Greg replied 3 years ago.
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No this transmission will not work correctly , you need the transmission with the speed sensor on the transmission this is used to control gear shift , the one you have uses the ABS speed sensor to control the transmission, the management system is set up differently , you will have to get the same transmission I'm afraid.

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