B0540 - Speedometer Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) harness is open or shorted
  • Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

B0540 Description

The Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) monitors the vehicle speed signal to determine the speedometer position. If the IPC determines the vehicle speed signal voltage is out of the normal operating range, a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set.
OBDII Code B0540 - Speedometer Circuit - AutoCodes.com

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