How much does it cost to replace an ABS wheel speed sensor?
According to our research, the ABS wheel speed sensor replacement cost (UK) is typically between £155 and £450.
The average ABS wheel speed sensor replacement costs around £220.
Can I carry out an ABS wheel speed sensor replacement myself?
First, you’ll need to figure out which sensor has failed. For that, you’ll need a scanning tool to test each of the four separate wheels’ sensors. Accessing the sensor will often mean removing a wheel bracket or even the wheel itself. You’ll need a handful of specialist tools, cleaners, sprays, sockets, and a jack and jack stands.
If you’re a competent and experienced DIY mechanic, testing and switching a faulty ABS wheel speed sensor could be within your capabilities.
However, for the rest of us, it’s a job far better left to the professionals.
What are the ABS wheel speed sensor replacement costs at a dealership compared to Fixter garages?
Fixter saves its customers, on average, 30% against dealership prices. So if you need an ABS sensor replacement, we’re here to deliver the best end-to-end service, using the leading garages in your area, and at the best rates.
Our expert in-house mechanics vet each of the garages in your area, choosing only to work with those that operate at the exceptionally high standards our customers expect.
What additional factors could affect ABS wheel speed sensor replacement?
Your dashboard should warn you about a faulty ABS sensor as soon as it stops working correctly. Occasionally, the problem that led to the sensor failure may impact the braking system, including your brake discs and pads. If you need to replace an ABS wheel sensor, your mechanic should check all the associated components for continued correct and healthy operation. If there are related issues, they can bump up the sensor replacement cost with additional repairs or replacements.