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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
DTC P0715 CHRYSLER - Input Speed Sensor 1 Circuit
P0715 is detected when TCM or ECM does not receive the proper signal from the sensor.
The input speed sensor detects the primary pulley revolution speed and sends a signal to the Transmission Control Module (TCM) and Engine Control Module (ECM).
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Possible shifting problems
- Transmission speed sensor circuit is open or shorted.
- Poor transmission speed sensor circuit connection
- Faulty transmission speed sensor
Hope this clues helps to solve it.
Posted on Jun 02, 2011
Make sure the TSS sensor connector is good. Since you replaced the engine it is possible the wires/pins in the connector are loose or bad. I have seen where the wires break inside the insulation at the connector.You could have a bad TSS sensor (200-400 ohms good), if you have a multi meter we can check the circuits too. I would check the connector and then clear the code , test drive and see if it comes back. The PCM uses this sensor to control shift patterns so a fault is stored in the PCM. P0715 is for a loss of TSS signal during operation.
we can check the continuity but that will only show if there is high resistance. If there is a wire about to break(instead of 15 strands connected 3 or 4) we need to load the circuit or wire. If we put 12 volts through the wires(disconnected from the sensor and PCM of course) and we use a light bulb as a load if the wire is bad the bulb will be dim. I would start with an ohm check of the sensor and a close inspection of the connector.
We start with an ohm test on the sensor and then continuity test the circuit. Then we load the circuit. I have had the wires break as I disconnected the connector or tugged on the wires at the connector.
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May 15, 2001
1996-97 Accord L4 - ALL with A/T
1996-97 Odyssey - ALL
MIL Comes On With A/T DTC P0715
The MIL comes on, and A/T DTC P0715 (problem in the mainshaft speed sensor circuit) is set.
Retrieve and record the A/T freeze data with the PGM Tester. Make sure you record the freeze data values on the repair order. Refer to DIAGNOSIS to determine which of these repair actions is needed:
* Replace the PCM
* Flush the A/T
* Replace the A/T
* Troubleshoot the mainshaft speed sensor circuit
* Troubleshoot an engine problem
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Posted on Feb 21, 2012
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