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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: turbine input speed sensor
NO the sensor is out side the transmission. And it might just be a bad connection due to being out in the eliments. On the 3.1 your going to have to jack up the car to get to it from underneath and you should see it on the passenger side may be on top, Sorry been awhile and carful not to brake the clips that hold the wire to the sensor when disconnecting.
Good luck and hope this helps
Posted on Apr 09, 2009
Your speed sensor, is located on top of the transaxle, near the starter. To access it, remove the battery, then remove the battery tray (4 10mm bolts). You will see wires coming from the lower oxygen sensor, and they snap into the bracket that holds the speed sensor in place. The actual speed sensor has a 2 wire clip on it, and is held in place by the bracket and a 10mm bolt.
Posted on Apr 20, 2009
SOURCE: fault codes P0722 and P0717
You just need to replace the sensors. If you are mechanically inclined, you can do it yourself. If you don't feel comfortable working on an expensive transmission, take it to the dealer.
Posted on Jun 26, 2009
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Jan 03, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
The computer wants to know if the transmission is working properly. So it reads the speed of the input shaft and compares it to the speed of the output shaft. It knows which gear you're in because it commanded the transmission to shift into that gear. So, with the input speed, the gear selection, and the output speed, the computer can calculate how efficiently the transmission is working. If the speed is off, it knows that something is slipping inside the transmission. It can then try to boost the fluid pressure to compensate. If that doesn't work, it sets a different trouble code.
The P0717 code means that the computer isn't getting any signal from the sensor. Either the sensor is dead or there's a circuit issue (bad wiring, etc).
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