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Need to replace: Right Rear ABS Speed Sensor #4462697
07/18/17 09:21 AM
07/18/17 09:21 AM
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Mississippi
Speak2Mountain Offline OP
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on Lexus IS 250
Toyota wants:
Part: $312
Labor: $167

I'd rather let my personal mechanic do this but I need to know. 1)Is there a best ABS speed sensor?
2) Rock Auto, Amazon, Autozone....where to order for best price
3) Need to replace both, or is one just fine?
4) Any other advice would be welcome

Re: Need to replace: Right Rear ABS Speed Sensor [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4462744
07/18/17 10:19 AM
07/18/17 10:19 AM
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Find a Denso since it is a Toyota? or whatever OE is?
Sometimes, it is just dirty.
I think you can replace just one, this is NOT tires.

What year is the car?


  • 2017 Toyota Sienna
  • 1995 GMC Suburban 6.5L Turbo Diesel


Re: Need to replace: Right Rear ABS Speed Sensor [Re: JMJNet] #4462760
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Re: Need to replace: Right Rear ABS Speed Sensor [Re: JMJNet] #4462796
07/18/17 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted By: JMJNet
Find a Denso since it is a Toyota? or whatever OE is?
Sometimes, it is just dirty.
I think you can replace just one, this is NOT tires.

What year is the car?
What JM said. Use a Denso sensor. How do you know that particular sensor is bad? confused

Re: Need to replace: Right Rear ABS Speed Sensor [Re: JMJNet] #4462804
07/18/17 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted By: JMJNet

Sometimes, it is just dirty.


Have never seen a "dirty" sensor.

To the OP, yes, absolutely can replace just the one bad sensor.


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Re: Need to replace: Right Rear ABS Speed Sensor [Re: JMJNet] #4462922
07/18/17 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted By: JMJNet
Find a Denso since it is a Toyota? or whatever OE is?
Sometimes, it is just dirty.
I think you can replace just one, this is NOT tires.

What year is the car?


+1 Make sure rust flakes from the shield haven't loaded the magnet. I have used them all from OE to the cheapest thing they had at Napa, all worked fine and lasted so I cant recommend any one brand as being better than the others.
I have one car running around with an 8 something or another from Napa in it that cost $9, its 3 yrs old and runs only in NE winters.


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Re: Need to replace: Right Rear ABS Speed Sensor [Re: Trav] #4462958
07/18/17 01:42 PM
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On the Volvos I have owned and read about on forums, the notched, signal making ring can fatigue and simply break.
Sometimes they stay put even though they're broken. The sensor is good in these scenarios.

Just sayin'...check the ring as well.


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