Engine-Codes - Ford - P1502 2002 FORD F150

P1502 2002 FORD F150 - Vehicle Speed Sensor Intermittent

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1502 2002 FORD F150 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Vehicle speed sensor
  • Vehicle speed sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Vehicle speed sensor electrical circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Wheel Speed Sensors
  • Wheel Speed Sensors harness is open or shorted
  • Wheel Speed Sensors electrical circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P1502 2002 FORD F150 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

There is a Factory Service Bulletin for the 2002 Ford F-150:
2002 Ford F-150 Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P1502

What is the cost to diagnose the P1502 2002 FORD F150 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1502 2002 FORD F150 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 Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detected an intermittent condition on the vehicle speed sensor circuit

Possible Symptoms

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

P1502 2002 FORD F150 Meaning

Indicates the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detected an error in the vehicle speed information. Vehicle speed data is received from either the Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS), Transfer Case Speed Sensor (TCSS) or Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) control module. The P1502 code sets the same way as P0500. However, it is intended to flash the Transmission Control Indicator Lamp (TCIL) for first time VSS circuit error.

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