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P0500 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for July 2009

Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0500
Help Request Posted
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46S0X
P0500: Vehicle Speed Sensor Malfunction. original complaint- truck stumbles and wants to stall, check engine light on. see codes above. company vehicle that may have been messed with. confirmed complaint, but after running for about four minutes seems to straighten out and run better, but still has a...
July 07, 2009
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L VSS signal VIN: 1FALP13P4V
P0500: VSS Signal. SUMMARY: Escort's Speedometer ONLY works when Scan Tool is Plugged in! --- DETAILS: This is a good one for the Ford Experts out there. This Escort just lost its speedometer one day driving down the freeway (customer's description). Car came in - speedo sits at...
July 10, 2009
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0500 VIN: 1N6DD26SXW
P0500: Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Sensor and speed o Meter work ok. Dealer say's it needs an ECU. Thats ok with me, but I hate replacements of ECU's Mostly because the % of repairing a problem with an ECU are low. Nissian tech's out there please Help.
July 20, 2009