[V8] Re: (no subject)

David Head v8q at bellsouth.net
Mon Feb 23 09:16:06 EST 2004

Especially considering the 'Audi cost' for a new sensor - around 200.00!

Robert Myers wrote:

> Kyle,
> This little gem of a tidbit belongs in the knowledgebase.
> At 07:45 AM 2/23/2004 -0500, kyle leatherwood wrote:
>> Well,  my ABS problems got fixed over the weekend.  My problem was an 
>> ABS warning light on all of the time.  Well, to begin I ohm'ed out 
>> all four wheel sensors.  Ah ha! I found one sensor that the ohm 
>> reading on was so erratic it was impossible to get a constant 
>> reading.  Well, in my tracing down the system I realized that it is a 
>> WABCO ABS system on it, which is the same system that Freightliner 
>> trucks (the dealership where I work) use.  In a search through the 
>> ABS sensors for the A series WABCO ABS system that we have on the 
>> shelf, I found one with the same plug.  A quick ohm check proved my 
>> thought, it is the same ABS sensor.  $32.00 later I had a new sensor.
>> However, the sensor didn't fix the problem.  My las thought was to 
>> check all of the ABS relays in the system.  Both relays onder the 
>> hood checked fine, but then I ran across the one under the passenger 
>> floorboard cover.  Voila!
>> This relay has a 10 amp fuse in the top of it and the fuse is blown.  
>> My guess is that the bad wheel sensor blew the fuse.  A new fuse and 
>> ABS sensor on and now the ABS system works like a dream again.  
>> Thanks for everyone's thoughts and help.
>> Kyle
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