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P1502 MERCURY

P1502 MERCURY - Vehicle Speed Sensor Intermittent

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P1502 MERCURY 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

First diagnose P1502 MERCURY code

    Check 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 terminals.

P1502 MERCURY Tech Notes

There is a factory service bulletin for the following Mercury models:

1998-2002 Mercury Grand Marquis
1998-2002 Mercury Sable
1998-2001 Mercury Mountaineer

Mercury Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Codes P0500, P1502 and U1039

Cost of diagnosing the P1502 MERCURY code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1502 MERCURY 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.

When is the P1502 MERCURY code detected?

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detected an intermittent condition on the vehicle speed sensor circuit

P1502 MERCURY Possible Symptoms

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

P1502 MERCURY 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.
OBDII Code P1502 MERCURY - Vehicle Speed Sensor Intermittent - Engine-Codes.com

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