Yaw Rate Sensor Replacement

yaw rate sensor

The Yaw Rate Sensor is part of your vehicles safety system. It aids in stability control during difficult driving situations, such as maneuvering to avoid a cash. The yaw rate sensor uses a gyroscope to detect the ration of the vehicle, along its vertical axis. Rotation on this axis would indicate a higher probability of loss of control. The information about the amount of yaw is sent your vehicles computer system. This is compared to information about wheel speed, steering angle and accelerator pedal position. If the system detects that the yaw is too great, it will automatically apply breaking to wheels specific wheels. The wheels it applies braking, are calculated by the computer to reduce over-steer or under-steer conditions.

When the Yaw Rate Sensor fails you will typically experience:

  • Check engine light
  • stability, ESP or Traction Control Light.

How much will it cost?

The typical cost for the testing and replacement is between $300-$750 for parts and labor. This price range is averaged across all passenger vehicles. The actual cost depends on your specific make, model and year. Depending on your specific vehicle, this cost may be lower or higher. This cost estimate is for the specific repair listed and doesn’t include additional, related items that may require repair.

Here is what is included:

  • Inspection of the yaw rate sensor
  • Replacement if necessary
  • Inspection of related components

The Fixitfor.us difference:

Most common vehicle repair services can be preformed at your location. This saves you time. No need to arrange drop-offs or pick ups. No sitting in a waiting room. Just continue with your day, while our experts handle your repair. Our Mechanics are all certified. Our business is a registered repair facility in Michigan. We are fully insured and back our service with our warranty.

What we require

  • A safe place to work on your vehicle
  • Authorization from a property owner or management.
  • We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.
  • We do not preform repairs in unsafe location or on unstable surfaces
  • We do not preform repairs during serve weather

Book your appointment

Ready to set up your appointment? The whole process can be completed online. Simply choose a day and time that works for you. Let us know what service you need or what your car issues are. You will be contacted with an estimate and the ability to confirm your appoint. We will even send you a reminder. If you aren’t sure when you will want service performed, you can get an estimate without choosing a time.

Are you in our service area?

Our services are available, on site throughout Michigan. Odds are you live near one of the cities we provide service in. Below are some of the common places we perform repair services.

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