Engine-Codes - Nissan - P0720 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA

P0720 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA - Vehicle Speed Sensor

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0720 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA Possible Causes

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

How is the P0720 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA code repair?

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.

Tech Notes

The vehicle speed sensor is called Revolution Sensor on Nissan Altima vehicles. Usually replacing the sensor take care of the P0720 code.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0720 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0720 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA 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.
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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 2006 NISSAN ALTIMA Meaning

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.

2006 Nissan Altima Revolution Sensor Location

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