Having issue with , i think is a speed sensor, costantly failing.


Asked by Apr 12, 2016 at 12:31 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2011 Ram 1500 and every once in awhile I will feel truck hesitate and a couple seconds later the abs light and service 4 WD system message spears on dash. I took it to Dodge and the computer is saying it is a rear wheel speed sensor. Once replaced. It goes out for a couple weeks then comes back on. I had it replaced one more time and is now happening again. This time I just kept driving it and all the lights went out and was driving fine. Well, now it happens go away then happens again. Does any one have any suggestions what could be doing this? Thank you.

2 Answers


Exact same thing abs/brake light thing was happening to me..even after 5 months in the dealership shop & a brand new motor! Dealership told me same thing, that I needed a new rear speed sensor. Husband said that's crap since it comes & goes so he got under it to find that a wire was nearly melted in 2 from the exhaust. Fixed that and boom, problem solved.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

I will check it out. Thanks

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Rough Idle Issue 29 answers

    I have a 2003 Dodge ram 1500 SLT with the 4.7ltr engine that has 190,000 miles on it. It was idling real rough recently so I cleaned the throttle body out and changed out the idle control sensor. Th...

    2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT LB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • What are some causes of oil pressure loss? 30 answers

    Losing oil pressure but it comes back. Could it be a sensor or is it a bigger problem?

    2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT Plus 4WD Quad Cab SB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Is a sensor going bad? 2 answers

    Once my engine warms up while driving, it sounds like it wont shift gears, it doesn't stall or anything, it just sounds like Im stuck in gear when accelerating.

    2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Electrical Issues, Computer showing wrong vehicle 29 answers

    I have a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Big Horn with the 5.7L, I have had it almost a year and a half. Two weeks ago my airbag, parking brake, ABS, traction control light came on on the dash, my windshield wipe...

    2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Crew Cab


    Maintenance & Repair

  • transmission issue 13 answers

    In my 2003 dodge neon sxt... the transmission input and output sensors have been changed about 6 months ago. this solved the issue of the vehicle not shifting out of first gear and the speedo starte...

    2003 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,260
#2 pudgybear
Reputation 5,000
#3 dandyoun
Reputation 4,670
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150"
3,271 Great Deals out of 216,769 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,484 Great Deals out of 144,286 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ram 1500"
1,337 Great Deals out of 111,552 listings starting at $7,999
Used Dodge Ram 2500"
160 Great Deals out of 5,800 listings starting at $2,289
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
1,061 Great Deals out of 56,419 listings starting at $2,400
Used Toyota Tundra"
642 Great Deals out of 26,618 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tacoma"
645 Great Deals out of 30,453 listings starting at $2,850
Used Dodge Charger"
723 Great Deals out of 30,283 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Dakota"
168 Great Deals out of 4,811 listings starting at $900
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty"
467 Great Deals out of 42,870 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Titan"
229 Great Deals out of 13,163 listings starting at $4,500
Used Dodge Challenger"
509 Great Deals out of 25,651 listings starting at $7,980
Used Dodge Ram 3500"
109 Great Deals out of 2,483 listings starting at $4,995
Used Ford Mustang"
770 Great Deals out of 41,446 listings starting at $900
Used Jeep Wrangler"
456 Great Deals out of 16,357 listings starting at $2,395