When people say speed sensors are they talking about abs sensors at the wheel?

Asked by Jun 27, 2019 at 02:03 PM about the 2004 Pontiac Aztek

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

13,405

I think they are typically referencing a sensor tied to your transmission that drives your speedometer. Wheel sensors are located on the wheels and control both your ABS and Traction Control systems. However, both are mistakenly used to describe both sensors and it depends on how knowledgable the person speaking is.

Your Answer:

Shortcuts

Pontiac Aztek Experts

  • #1
    Thomas Killen
    Reputation
    350
  • #2
    ejhern
    Reputation
    300
  • #3
    Todd Smith
    Reputation
    160
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
232 Great Deals out of 5,619 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
195 Great Deals out of 2,536 listings starting at $2,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.