Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Curtis Bay.

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YourMechanic Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

101

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Pete

15 years of experience
192 reviews
Pete
15 years of experience
Good!
Pete not only install the parts needed to be replace but did extra time to check the bearing in the hub is good. Likewise he was able to correct the billing over the service rendered that was not right. He even checks engine oil and fluids for steeting and brakes. Because I highly appreciate his service, I made another service request for him to change the engine oil.

Jeffrey

26 years of experience
849 reviews
Jeffrey
26 years of experience
He came out to do work on my car and really went above and beyond, Even gave me tips on another car ima have work done on soon! He's the BEST only one I RECOMMENDS

Frank

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

Paul

32 years of experience
81 reviews
Paul
32 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.

Ben

40 years of experience
1141 reviews
Ben
40 years of experience
Excellent knowledge and honest. Greatly customer service!

Travis

9 years of experience
61 reviews
Travis
9 years of experience
Travis was great! He explained things well and was able to coordinate multiple services so I saved money on labor. I would go out of my way to specifically book Travis again.

Jacob

11 years of experience
282 reviews
Jacob
11 years of experience
He clearly explained what happened and showed me the bad parts taken off.

Brian

23 years of experience
104 reviews
Brian
23 years of experience
Very friendly and works fast.

James

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

Ira

35 years of experience
259 reviews
Ira
35 years of experience
Ira was a breath of fresh air. He changed the ABS sensor quickly and efficiently. I will definitely use him again.


How much does Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement cost in Curtis Bay?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Subaru Outback $376 $88.35 $287.96 20% $475.35
2008 Toyota Highlander $301 $213.01 $87.98 9% $331.26
2012 Hyundai Sonata $333 $252.97 $79.99 7% $360.47
2007 Audi A4 $135 $54.67 $79.99 16% $162.17
2016 BMW 750i $205 $124.63 $79.99 11% $232.13
2005 Porsche Cayenne $227 $147.10 $79.99 10% $254.60

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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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