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1999 jetta: speedometer is not working have obd2 code

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i have a 1999 jetta the speedometer is not working have obd2 code p0501
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 6 years ago.
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Have you checked the speed sensor ?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I have not checked anything, however V.W. told my wife it would cost $1200. to correct the p0501 code
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 6 years ago.
Did they say it needed a new speed sensor or the speedo gear in the trans ???
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
they told her they would have to tear the trans apart. dose the speedo gear run the sensor?
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 6 years ago.
No the speedo gear`is inside the trans . This is correct more then likely the sensor was checked out and is good because you have a faulty speedo gear inside the transmission they tend do crack and cause this issue they will need to open the transmission apart to replace it. I hope this helps.



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