Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Antioch.

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YourMechanic Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

95

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Ben

39 years of experience
1137 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Ben was awesome. We had a great experience.
professional

Steven

19 years of experience
200 reviews
Steven
19 years of experience
Good job on the work. Came early, straight to work, finished both jobs pretty quickly considering the amount of work done with the sensor job. (Watching him, it would have taken me a good 6 hours, if not all day to do what he did. I wish I had the tools he had. He's actually a real true mechanic! Hard to find these guys nowadays. Beyond satisfied that I booked Your Mechanic) Unknown to him, my wife needed to be out the door and on her way in this vehicle to several time sensitive appointments.. The jobs were done with time to spare for getting ready. I'm not sure why I haven't contacted Your Mechanic sooner! Since they come to you, I consider this a godsend!
This is my third time using Steven and like the previous two times before he was very professional; knew what he was doing; fixed the problem on the first try and in a very timely manner. Wonderful guy to have around when you have so many grand kids to fix their cars all the time. Thanks again Steven.

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
719 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Awesome all the way around!! I will not choose anyone else but him!!!!
Rigoberto, arrived promptly and early which was great. I mentioned that I noticed a leak he gave me the verdict and explained why.

Bill

30 years of experience
19 reviews
Bill
30 years of experience
Beyond what a routine service would have been. Great job.

Attila

17 years of experience
454 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Very professional I would definitely use him again

Andrew

9 years of experience
250 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Extremely professional. Would recommend to anyone needing a mechanic.

Chris

20 years of experience
1650 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Chris was great. He worked me into his schedule and did a great job for an excellent price.

Matthew

31 years of experience
666 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
Matthew, as always, was great. Atentious, friendly, arrive early, fix it very quickly. Thanks again! Matthew and "your mechanic".

Steve

28 years of experience
49 reviews
Steve
28 years of experience
Steve did a great job of explaining everything and left the area clean. He did a great inspection of my van and check all the systems and fluid levels. Nice guy easy to talk to and willing to answer all my questions.

Luis

7 years of experience
89 reviews
Luis
7 years of experience
professional...prompt show-up,knowledgeable, and clean up 5*****........use again.....


How much does Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement cost in Antioch?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Antioch. Our mechanics in Antioch 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 Antioch.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 GMC Yukon $146 $66.03 $79.99 15% $173.53
2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport $478 $398.13 $79.99 5% $505.63
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer $288 $208.09 $79.99 8% $315.59
2006 BMW 525xi $115 $34.78 $79.99 19% $142.28
2005 Cadillac DeVille $278 $173.61 $103.98 11% $313.36
2014 Audi S8 $123 $43.20 $79.99 18% $150.70

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Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement Service

What is the Wheel Speed Sensor all about?

A wheel speed sensor, also called an "ABS sensor," is part of the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS). It is located on the tires (near the brake rotors for the front tires and in the rear end housing for the rear tires). The job of the wheel speed sensor is to constantly monitor and report the rotational speed of each tire to the ABS control module. ABS is a safety system that prevents your car from skidding or sliding when you apply the brakes. When the brake is applied, the ABS control module reads the speed data from the speed sensor and sends the correct pressure to each wheel to prevent any sliding/skidding (wheels locking up).

On cars that come with rotors in each tire, each tire will also have a speed sensor. On cars that have rear drums (instead of rotors), the tires will have one sensor in the rear and two sensors in the front. When one or more of these sensors are faulty, the ABS warning light will go on and the ABS will be disabled. You will still be able to slow down and stop your car, but the tires may slide when you apply brakes, esp. on slippery surfaces.

Keep in mind:

  • The TCS (Traction Control System) relies on the same wheel speed sensors as the ABS, so replacing the sensors can fix both systems.
  • Each wheel has at least one speed sensor, so it is possible that only one of the sensors needs replacing.
  • Sometimes sensors stop working because they are dirty. In this case, the mechanic will repair your sensor by cleaning it, rather than replacing it.

How it's done:

  • Scan the ABS system for codes.
  • Inspect entire brake system.
  • Inspect sensor and reluctor wheel.
  • Remove and replace the wheel speed sensor.
  • Check for proper operations.

Our recommendation:

During a brake service, the mechanic will make sure that the sensor is free of debris or grease that may prevent the sensor from functioning properly.

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

  • ABS warning light is on.
  • ABS system is not working.
  • Traction control warning light is on.

How important is this service?

Without wheel speed sensors, your ABS and TCS will not work. These systems rely on information from the wheel speed sensors; the sensors tell the ABS when to unlock the brakes to avoid sliding, and they tell the TCS when to distribute power to different wheels so that you stay in control of your vehicle. Without wheel speed sensors, the ABS and TCS do not have the information they need, and so they shut off, leaving your car without two primary safety features.

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