Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Thousand Oaks.

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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.

Ben

40 years of experience
1142 reviews
Ben
40 years of experience
Ben was awesome. We had a great experience.
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!

Joshua

26 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
26 years of experience
This is the second time Joshua has done work for me. Same great job as before. I really like that these mechanics are fully certified, have degrees and continually upgrading their skills. True professionals. This is a great company and a money saver. Add that to not having to go into a shop and you have perfect! I will be using Your Mechanic and Joshua for all of my auto mechanic needs.

Dwight

18 years of experience
24 reviews
Dwight
18 years of experience
Dwight is a knowledgeable mechanic who was able to diagnose my car and complete the proper repairs to get me up and running as soon as possible. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a professional mechanic.

Patrick

14 years of experience
404 reviews
Patrick
14 years of experience
Patrick was awesome. Replaced my wheel speed sensor in under 30 minutes and found and fixed an air intake leak I had not noticed. Would definitely use him again!

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

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.

Kinder

20 years of experience
58 reviews
Kinder
20 years of experience
Kinder did great work. I will highly recommend to friends and family.

Danny

10 years of experience
269 reviews
Danny
10 years of experience
Danny did a good job.. I would use him again he explained other items that should be taken care of.Very social and really dug into the job.

Joel

20 years of experience
758 reviews
Joel
20 years of experience
I had a great experience!


How much does Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement cost in Thousand Oaks?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Dodge Caliber $128 $48.00 $79.99 17% $155.50
2016 Mazda 6 $125 $45.15 $79.99 18% $152.65
2005 Mazda 3 $203 $122.56 $79.99 11% $230.06
2014 BMW 550i xDrive $170 $81.90 $87.98 15% $200.15
2007 Audi A6 $156 $75.90 $79.99 15% $183.40
2013 Jaguar XFR $180 $100.33 $79.99 13% $207.83

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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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