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Lateral acceleration sensor

Hi everyone I wonder if you can help me. I have an x reg SLK 230 and the BACS warning light has come on. I understand I need a lateral acceleration sensor replaced but I want to know what cost I am looking at (part and labour) so I'm not turned over. You'd be amazed how some mechanics think it's Christmas come early when a woman with an SLK walks through the door
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The cost depends on where and how you get it done.
If you do it yourself a used part can be around £30-50 and it takes about an hour to do...
Not sure what the price might be for the part from Mercedes, but at least double or triple I imagine and an hours labour more or less, so you could be looking at the difference between £30 and £300.


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Thank you for your reply that's really helpful
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