Engine-Codes - Volkswagen - P0722 VOLKSWAGEN

P0722 VOLKSWAGEN - Output Speed Sensor No Signal

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0722 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes

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

How is the P0722 VOLKSWAGEN 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0722 VOLKSWAGEN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0722 VOLKSWAGEN code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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When is the code detected?

The output shaft speed sensor failed to provide a signal to the TCM upon initial movement of vehicle.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0722 VOLKSWAGEN Meaning

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.

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