Q: Q: Speedometer not working

asked by on

I have two codes popping up from the engine light. P0720 and P1529. Is this a serious problem or is it just the speedometer? I think I just need a speed sensor replacement but I would like to make sure. I stopped driving it in fear of more damage. When I try to accelerate, it gave me a thud after slowing down and it doesn't make a sound when I stop at a stop light. It takes a long time to move and speed up.

My car has 206000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Speedometer not working

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Creaking sound at the rear end, at lower speeds

From what you've described it sounds like a problem with your suspension, there is a couple of things you will need to inspect. Check and lube any of the rubber sway bar and control arm bushings. Inspect the springs that...

Q: What does it mean when the eps light won't go off in your car?

If the EPS light is always on, it means the vehicle's computer is reporting a fault in the electronic power steering system. A mechanic can download the trouble codes from the computer that have caused the alert, and then follow...

Q: 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...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.