How to Test a Wheel Speed Sensor?

Answer Most vehicles today have anti-lock brakes. The wheel speed sensor works in conjunction with the anti-lock brake system by interpreting the rotational speed of the tire through a magnetic signal. Th... Read More »

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How to Test the Wheel Speed Sensor on a 2002 Chevy Avalanche?

The wheel speed sensors in a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche are located in the center of each wheel hub. These sensors are electromagnetic and relay information to the powertrain control module (PCM) abo... Read More »

Wheel Speed Sensor Symptoms?

A wheel speed sensor is an essential component in automobile anti-lock braking systems. It communicates the rotation and speed of each wheel to the vehicle's electronic control module which then re... Read More »

How to Replace an ABS Wheel Speed Sensor?

The anti-lock braking system, or ABS, in your vehicle helps to prevent wheel lock up though a sensor that is mounted at each wheel that monitors wheel speed. When the sensor "sees" that the wheel l... Read More »

Wheel Speed Sensor Problems?

Cars rely on electrical and mechanical components to run the steering system. The wheel speed sensor helps regulate this system. Under certain circumstances, the wheel speed sensor can develop issu... Read More »