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P0500 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for June 2009

Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0500
Help Request Posted
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMZU77E22
P0500: Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Cust brought truck in for lifter noise and oil tube above camshaft was clogged and starved oil to the front two cam lobes. Cam was hot but lobes intact. Cleaned tube and changed oil and filter (nasty Black) Lucas added and lifter noise present and cust decline...
June 10, 2009
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C92
P0500: Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... engine light on and customer complaint transmission would slip. Scanned car had P0500 - vss - test drive car - transmission would only act up when speedometer would drop out or act erratic. replaced vss with updated mazda part# FW50 17 400C. after installi...
June 19, 2009
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHT05JX1
P0500: Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... with complaint of check engine light on and cruise control inop. followed flow chart for p0500 (vss problem) - speedometer function is normal - flow chart indicates speed sensor is ok if speedometer functions. tested vss signal wire between cluster harness...
June 22, 2009