Engine-Codes - Nissan - P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA

P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA Code - Vehicle Speed Sensor

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|What are the Possible Causes of the P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA Code?

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

|How to Fix the P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA code tech notes

On most Nissan vehicles, the vehicle speed sensor is called Revolution Sensor. If there are no mechanical problems in the transmission, usually replacing the revolution sensor takes care of the problem.

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|When is the P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA code detected?

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

|What are P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA code possible symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0720 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA Code Mean?

The speed sensor (revolution 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.

2000 Nissan Maxima Speed Sensor (Revolution Sensor) Location

Vehicle Speed Sensor

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