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89 Prelude SI VSS

Postby crbranon » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:11 pm

Check engine light came on.The speed sensor code (#17) has come up. What causes this and what is the fix?

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Re: 89 Prelude SI VSS

Postby spiffyguido » Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:15 am

Often that problem is wiring related, or the VSS sensor itself is bad.

First place to look is to check the wiring right at the VSS. It's contained in a small metal box that is fastened to the top side of your transmission, near the firewall. You'll see the wires. Check for breakage or disconnections.

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