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Braking Sensors

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Anatomy of a Braking Sensor

Take a closer look at the construction of an ABS Wheel Speed Sensor and learn why Wells parts are the best available in the aftermarket.

ABSWheelSpeed Sensor Dissected


Braking Sensors

An ABS Wheel Speed Sensor’s function is to communicate with the braking control module and alert it to speed, slippage, traction or stability issues.

ABS Wheel Speed Sensors are typically located at the wheel hubs, both front and rear, but may also be located on the rear differential.

If your vehicle is experiencing the following, it may be time to replace the ABS braking sensor:

  • Illuminated ABS light or stability control light

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