A defective vehicle speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors are also susceptible to corrosion, which will create similar symptoms. Any of these problems can cause Check Engine Light illumination.
Car Problem Reports
Chrysler Sebring Check Engine Light Due to Speed Sensor Issue
Chrysler Sebring Problem
Average Mileage: 118,000 mi (110,000 mi - 126,000 mi)
Visitor, 2004 Chrysler Sebring
Our car jerks after coming to a stop in addition to the check engine light being on. The problem was intermitent at first, but now the car will not shift either.
Visitor, 2004 Chrysler Sebring, 110,000 mi
mph and rpm jump around while car in park
cheack ingine light read speed sensor I replaced it and itSstill not fixed