Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement at your home or office in Van Nuys.

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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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Pete

14 years of experience
192 reviews
Pete
14 years of experience
Amazing service. Very knowledgeable and solved my ABS sensor issue but troubleshooting everything.
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

39 years of experience
1132 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Excellent knowledge and honest. Greatly customer service!
professional

James

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

Christopher

23 years of experience
79 reviews
Christopher
23 years of experience
Does job in a timely manner

Jacob

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

Bill

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

Bryant

10 years of experience
293 reviews
Bryant
10 years of experience
Very friendly and knowledgeable

Emmette

34 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
34 years of experience
Super honest and knowledgeable!! I highly recommend him to anyone needing service on their vehicle!!

Mack

20 years of experience
114 reviews
Mack
20 years of experience
A+++ He changed the sensor extremely fast and efficiently and was able to give tips/advice on other things!

Joel

19 years of experience
748 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
I had a great experience!


How much does Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement cost in Van Nuys?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Chevrolet Malibu $261 $180.69 $79.99 9% $288.19
2013 Ford Transit Connect $172 $92.04 $79.99 13% $199.54
2013 Hyundai Genesis $262 $181.56 $79.99 9% $289.06
2012 BMW X6 $169 $89.20 $79.99 13% $196.70
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 $320 $240.27 $79.99 7% $347.77
2013 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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