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New member with ? Wheel speed sensors. Is this normal?

New member here. Have 2012 SLK350 with 28,000 miles. I do not drive this car daily. Just had to get both front wheel speed sensors replaced. Is that normal wear?

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New member here. Have 2012 SLK350 with 28,000 miles. I do not drive this car daily. Just had to get both front wheel speed sensors replaced. Is that normal wear?
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This does seem pretty common and had both my front wheel speed sensors changed in June this year and at 34,000 miles. The front right was faulty but the dealer replaced both fronts under warranty. My car is a 2012 SLK55.


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New member here. Have 2012 SLK350 with 28,000 miles. I do not drive this car daily. Just had to get both front wheel speed sensors replaced. Is that normal wear?
When the car was scan the errors pointed to both sensor or ?

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I have had both speed sensors replaced on the rear of my SLK R171(160000 odd miles). They told me they had problems removing them too. It came about with ESP, BAS, ABS and lack of tire pressure warning detection messages coming up in my dash board.
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