Kia Soul: Inspection - Vehicle Speed Sensor - Manual Transaxle SystemKia Soul: Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Manual Transaxle System / Vehicle Speed Sensor / Inspection

W/Harness Inspection
1.
Check the vehicle speed sensor by using the scan tool.
(if normal, current vehicle speed is display)
2.
Check if current vehicle speed is same as vehicle speed displayed on the GDS.

3.
Check the damage to the connectors and wiring.
4.
Check the power.
(1)
Turn ignition switch OFF.
(2)
Disconnect the vehicle speed sensor.
(3)
Turn ignition switch ON.
(4)
Check the voltage of the power terminal.

Specification : 11.5V ~ 13.0V

5.
Check the signal.
(1)
Turn ignition switch OFF.
(2)
Disconnect the vehicle speed sensor.
(3)
Turn ignition switch ON.
(4)
Check the voltage of the signal terminal.

Specification : 8.0V ~ 11.5V

6.
Check the ground.
(1)
Turn ignition switch OFF.
(2)
Disconnect the vehicle speed sensor.
(3)
Turn ignition switch ON.
(4)
Check the voltage between signal terminal and body ground.
(5)
Check the voltage between signal terminal and ground terminal.

Specification : 4) - 5) = Within 200mV

Component Inspection
1.
IG KEY "OFF", ENGINE "OFF".
2.
Disconnect the vehicle speed sensor (VSS) connector.
3.
Disconnect the VSS and Driven gear assy′.
4.
Check rotating state of VSS driven gear.
5.
Connect VSS connector and IG KEY "ON".
6.
Rotate Driven gear with hand.

Specification : Vehicle Speed Signal generates.

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