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P0720 OBD-II Trouble Code: Output Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction
P0720 means there is an issue with the output speed sensor circuit. Issues may include engine stalling, misfiring and hesitation when accelerating.

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Diagnostic brought up three codes
Hi there. The codes that you are getting indicate a couple of different issues. The P0700 and P0720 codes indicate a transmission problem. These indicate a failure in the transmission output speed sensor. I have seen more wiring issues than...
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Code P0720 and truck does not shift normally.
Hi there. The code that you are getting is for the output speed sensor of the transmission. I change quite a few of these as they are a common issue. I would have this replaced first and clear the codes....
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Fail Safe Mode coming up on dashboard
The output speed sensor is a very important sensor for the computer in your BMW 540i. It uses this signal to determine shift points as well as when to lock up the torque converter. If the computer detects a problem...
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Codes P2106 and P0720
Hi, thanks for writing in. Code P0720 is for the output speed sensor for the transmission, and code P2016 is for the throttle control actuator in failure mode and may be due to the transmission codes. The system will need...
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p0720 code will not stay gone
Hello. If the vehicle speed sensor has been replaced then the wiring to the sensor must be tested. If there is high resistance or any breaks in the wire then this will occur. I have also seen the signal gear...
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My car is still acting up and the speedometer and odometer is not working.
Hi there. First remove the battery cables both positive and ground. Go in the cab and operate everything, even though there is no power. After 12 minutes put the battery cables back on. This will drain all power to the...
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I replaced the speed output sensor but I still see code P0720
Hello - the P0720 code indicates that the signal from the transmission output speed sensor is at odds with speed signals from other systems (like the wheel speed sensor). Since you replaced the output speed sensor, either the new sensor...
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Speedometer not working
Hello there, you are correct. Both of the codes on your 2001 Hyundai Elantra can relate to the speedometer. The P0720 code is for output speed sensor circuit fault, this can be caused by a faulty speed sensor, a wiring...
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P0720 and P1529 codes and speedometer is not working.
Hi there. The OBD-II Error code P0720 indicates that a transmission speed sensor is faulty or receiving faulty data; which can cause your speedometer to not function. In most cases, this is more of an inconvenience, however, the speed sensor...

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