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

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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
1129 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
I won't use anyone but Ben
Ben was fantastic! He arrived early which was a pleasant surprise. Our anticipated service time was around two and a half hours, but he was done in about one hour. He worked quickly, efficiently, and at the end explained everything thoroughly. He showed us the new and old parts, walked us through the report, and explained what he thought the next step in maintaining our vehicle should be. This was our first time using the Your Mechanic service and Ben completely sold us on it!

James

28 years of experience
571 reviews
James
28 years of experience
James was awesome! He is very knowledgable and professional. Will definitely use him again.
Outstanding on time and very professional

Kevin

22 years of experience
253 reviews
Kevin
22 years of experience
Kevin was great. On time and fast. He really knows what his doing.
Very punctual and responsible. Happy to answer questions and you can tell he is extremely professional.

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
711 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Very efficient and explained everything in detail to me
Awesome all the way around!! I will not choose anyone else but him!!!!

Emmette

34 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
34 years of experience
Emmette fixed my original problem very well & as desired, but accidentally damaged a sensor in doing so. But he took responsibility for it, and worked it out with YM, returning a couple weeks later (car functional in meanwhile) to replace the broken sensor free of charge. Very honorable. Much appreciated!

Charles

32 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
32 years of experience
After much reschedulling, Charles arrived despite inclement weather and did the job. He is knowledgeable: courteous and personable. I would recommend him without reservation.

Dominic

26 years of experience
132 reviews
Dominic
26 years of experience
competent

Brikk

16 years of experience
373 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Brikk was courteous and showed up on time

Rusty

21 years of experience
359 reviews
Rusty
21 years of experience
Rusty is awesome. I'd definitely recommend him to everyone! This whole company is awesome.

Rodney

34 years of experience
386 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
Great experience. Seemed to know very well what he was doing. Everything went very smooth.


How much does Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement cost in Carmel?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 GMC Savana 2500 $169 $65.44 $103.98 17% $205.19
2005 Toyota RAV4 $347 $266.59 $79.99 7% $374.09
2010 Dodge Grand Caravan $114 $33.55 $79.99 19% $141.05
2006 BMW 750i $166 $86.32 $79.99 14% $193.82
2013 Mini Cooper $109 $29.21 $79.99 20% $136.71
2012 Porsche Cayenne $206 $125.64 $79.99 11% $233.14

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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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How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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