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Its hard to say without you posting the year,make,model,engine,etc. But just guessing yes it could. on a lot of newer vehicles, the transmission needs to know how fast the car is going. This is one of 2 things the transmission needs know before it can function properly. The other is engine load.

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Q: The speedometer started bouncing and the transmission wont up shift could the vehicle speed sensor be bad?
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