[V8] Re: (no subject)
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:
> 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.
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