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How much does ABS Speed Sensor Replacement cost in Forest Hills?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Forest Hills. Our mechanics in Forest Hills are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Forest Hills.

ABS Speed Sensor Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2007 Mazda MX-5 Miata$221$125.95$94.995%$233.45
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500$137$42.12$94.998%$149.62
2007 Dodge Charger$147$52.08$94.997%$159.58
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK350$146$51.24$94.997%$158.74
2006 BMW 530xi$181$85.76$94.996%$193.26
2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG$183$87.58$94.996%$195.08

ABS Speed Sensor Replacement Service

What is the ABS Speed Sensor all about?

Most modern vehicles have anti­-lock brake systems that use sensors to detect wheel rotation rates, reporting to a computer that is able to modulate brake pressure if one or more wheels should lock during a braking operation. Usually the sensor is a Hall­effect, or so-­called reluctance component, which looks at a toothed ring (called a tone ring) that is affixed to the wheel or axle. The teeth passing by the sensor creates a wave form that can be recognized and interpreted by the ABS controller. On three-channel ABS systems (typically found on older pickups), the rear axle is monitored by one sensor while the front wheels have their own individual sensors and anti­-lock control. Four-channel systems monitor each wheel independently.

Keep in mind:

  • If one or more ABS speed sensors fail, the entire system defaults to a non-­operational status, providing no anti­-lock control. The diagnostic system will reveal to the mechanic which sensors (if more than one) have failed.

  • If a sensor fails, the ABS warning light will illuminate every time you start the car, and stay lit.

  • If you lose ABS intervention, you may lock up the brakes in an emergency, increasing stopping distance and losing all steering ability.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported, then the tire is removed
  • The defective ABS Sensor is replaced
  • The tire is reinstalled and the vehicle is lowered
  • The ABS system is rechecked for any codes
  • The vehicle is road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

Have a mechanic inspect the vehicle's brake system and replace any wheel speed sensors that are defective. The difference between a vehicle with and without operational ABS is potentially a matter of life and death. Your brakes will still operate, but the chances of a lockup on slippery surfaces or in an emergency – without ABS – are pretty much 100­ percent.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the ABS Speed Sensor?

  • The ABS warning light will illuminate when the car is started, and it will stay on permanently.
  • If you test the brakes on gravel or ice, you will no longer feel or hear the ABS mechanisms kick in, and the brakes will lock up.

How important is this service?

Functional ABS is the difference between being able to simultaneously brake and steer past an obstacle, or locking up and hitting it. It's considered important enough for insurance companies to offer discounts to owners of cars equipped with ABS systems. With a failed speed sensor, you're driving around with sophisticated electronic control systems, relays and sensors that could save your life. If only they worked.


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James

30 years of experience
883 reviews
James
30 years of experience
If I could give James more than 5 stars, I would without even second guessing it!

Paul

33 years of experience
134 reviews
Paul
33 years of experience
Fixed the abs and traction control light by repairing a bad sensor. Also repaired a bad drive stud. Big relief for me and appreciate the fix.

Tim

30 years of experience
45 reviews
Tim
30 years of experience
Tim arrived early. Very knowledgeable, professional. I was very impressed with his attention to detail. Will book again!

Richard

11 years of experience
450 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Have you ever had the fortune of finding a mechanic that was prompt, courteous, and competent? Well, that pretty much summarizes Richard. It's clear that Richard takes pride in his work, and is good at what he does. I'll definitely request him for future repairs/maintenance through YourMechanic.

George

26 years of experience
55 reviews
George
26 years of experience
Extremely courteous and professional. Worked hard and cleaned up after himself. Would use again.

Chuy

14 years of experience
406 reviews
Chuy
14 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and works fast

Frank

40 years of experience
57 reviews
Frank
40 years of experience
Showed up right on time and worked quickly. Was a nice and polite guy and I'll use him again

Micheal

27 years of experience
13 reviews
Micheal
27 years of experience
Michael was early, which worked out great for me, he explained everything. What i thought was wrong, was not what was wrong, so he fixed the right thing. I have driven the car, it now works great. He checked a bunch of things on the car and even put air in my tires. I am going to have him fix my other car as well now. I now have my new mechanic! Very happy with Michael and his work:)

James

31 years of experience
694 reviews
James
31 years of experience
Awesome from start to finish

Theodore

16 years of experience
1601 reviews
Theodore
16 years of experience
Best mechanic on this site, no question about it.

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