About Steering Angle Sensor Replacement
What are steering angle sensors? The steering angle sensor aids you in turning the wheels of your vehicle by providing counteractive stability measures to assist in maintaining vehicle control when the angle sensor finds a discrepancy between the direction your car is headed and the position the steering wheel is pointed. How do you know your steering angle sensors need to be replaced? You notice the steering wheel travel's or moves back and forth in a rocking motion while you drive A warning light is illuminated on your dash The ESP or ESC system is disabled How are your steering angle sensors replaced by a mobile mechanic? The air bag system is disabled by disconnecting the battery. The defective steering angle sensor is removed from the steering column and is replaced with a new sensor. The battery is reconnected and the steering angle sensor calibrated. The vehicle is then road tested to verify proper steering operation. How important is it to have your steering angle sensor replaced? In order for your stability system to function, your steering angle sensor needs to be operational.