Speedo & ABS sensor problem on a 1997 Mustang GT - Ford Mustang Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-19-2010 Thread Starter
Rookie
 
Jim Somers's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2010
Location: San Carlos
Posts: 1
 
Speedo & ABS sensor problem on a 1997 Mustang GT

I have a '97 GT and my speedo isn't working. Simultaneously I get a BRAKE indicator light on my idiot light panel. The diagnostic computer displays a P0500, which is a VSS problem. But I have heard that on some Ford models, a faulty ABS sensor can cause the speedo to not work. Does anyone have knowledge or experience with this problem? Any insight will be appreciated. Thanks. Jim

Jim Somers is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-20-2010
Snackmaster
Guest
 
Snackmaster's Avatar
 
Posts: n/a
Hi Jim! Welcome to AFM. I moved your post here to see if we can get you some quicker help. I'm sure someone here can guide you with help to your problem.

Thanks for joining!

post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-20-2010
SHELBY GT 350 Member
4.6L Member
 
Bullitt5339's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: St Pauls
Posts: 7,401
 
When I had an ABS sensor go out, the only thing it effected was my traction control. Everything else worked fine, including my speedometer.

2001 Dark Highland Green Bullitt
[email protected] naturally aspirated on a bone stock 2V longblock

Under Reconstruction for RS275 Drag Radial Class
Pushrods and Powerglide Coming Soon

If it weren't for physics and law enforcement, I'd be unstoppable.
Bullitt5339 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Closed Thread

Tags
abs sensor , speedometer off , vss problem

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Mustang Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a VALID email address for yourself, otherwise you will not receive the necessary confirmation email needed to confirm, validate and activate your new AFM member account.

Failure to provide a VALID email address, will result in the cancellation of your new AFM member account registration.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1