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P0720 HYUNDAI

P0720 HYUNDAI - Output Speed Sensor Error

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

  • Faulty Speed Sensor
  • Speed Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Speed Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

When is the code detected?

Diagnostic trouble code is detected when Transmission Control Module (TCM) does not receive the proper voltage signal from the sensor.

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Speedometer improper reading
  • Possible shifting problems

P0720 Hyundai Description

The speed sensor detects the revolution of the idler gear parking pawl lock gear and emits a pulse signal. The pulse signal is sent to the Transmission Control Module (TCM) which converts it into vehicle speed.

Sensor Location: 1999-2006 Hyundai Sonata; 2001-2007 Hyundai Elentra; 2001-2007 Hyundai Santa Fe; 2001 Hyundai XG; 2002-2005 Hyundai XG350; 2003 Hyundai Tiburon; 2005-2009 Hyundai Tucson; 2006 Hyundai Azera; 2007 Hyundai Entourage

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