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P0720 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for April 2011

Output Shaft Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0720
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2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Od light flashes VIN: 4F2CZ96193
P0720: Output Shaft Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Speedo never works. Odo disappears on first acceleration after startup, goes to dashes on display. O/d light flashes continuously after initial acceleration after startup. Shutting engine off resets everything until you take off. Trans shifts funny, i dont thi...
April 15, 2011
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No speedo VIN: 4F2CZ96193
P0720: Output speed sensor ckt. This is actually a mazda tribute but i havent gotten much help from the mazda post so i thought i'd try the braintrust in the ford camp. Speedo never works. Odo disappears on first acceleration after startup, goes to dashes on display. O/d light flashes contin...
April 18, 2011
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7KF23W4X
P0720: Low Output Speed Sensor Signal Erratic Or Missing. This vehicle was brought in for rough idle after 20-30 min hot soak.I found short term fuel trims bank 1 -30% and bank 2 -50% during problem.Which only occurs after restart after 1 minute or so of running and only lasts for about 2 minutes then trim readings g...
April 30, 2011
2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Od light flashes VIN: 4F2CZ96193
P0720: Output Shaft Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Speedo never works. Odo disappears on first acceleration after startup, goes to dashes on display. O/d light flashes continuously after initial acceleration after startup. Shutting engine off resets everything until you take off. Trans shifts funny, i dont thi...
April 15, 2011
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No speedo VIN: 4F2CZ96193
P0720: Output speed sensor ckt. This is actually a mazda tribute but i havent gotten much help from the mazda post so i thought i'd try the braintrust in the ford camp. Speedo never works. Odo disappears on first acceleration after startup, goes to dashes on display. O/d light flashes contin...
April 18, 2011
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7KF23W4X
P0720: Low Output Speed Sensor Signal Erratic Or Missing. This vehicle was brought in for rough idle after 20-30 min hot soak.I found short term fuel trims bank 1 -30% and bank 2 -50% during problem.Which only occurs after restart after 1 minute or so of running and only lasts for about 2 minutes then trim readings g...
April 30, 2011