[s-cars] ABS Sensor - front axle
manuelsanchez at starpower.net
Mon Oct 4 06:37:14 PDT 2010
It looks like in the ETKA there is a part listed as Number 9 in the
diagram that could either be a spacer or the rubber boot (I have the
rubber boot). Unfortunately KATE does not list the part number for
item 9 in the diagram.
Anyone know what the part 9 is on illustration 927-00?
95.5 urS6 Avant
On Oct 4, 2010, at 9:12 AM, Peter Schulz wrote:
> I've been able in many cases to re use old sleeves.
> Its important to lubricate the sleeve with some grease before you
> install it.
> You definitely DON'T want to wear a groove into the sensor - its
> just a thin metal cover over the hall sensor.
> On Oct 4, 2010, at 9:02 AM, John Cody Forbes wrote:
>> I'm not positive this applies to the S-cars, but if it's like
>> other Audi models of the era you missed a step. The sleeve that
>> holds the sensor must be replaced every time as they stick out
>> beyond the end of the sensor. When you "insert until it stops" the
>> stoping point is the sensor sleeve which holds the sensor the
>> correct distance from the axle and then wears away during driving.
>> What I know for certain is that you do NOT want the tip of the
>> sensor touching and wearing.
>> -Cody (mobile)
>> On Oct 4, 2010, at 8:45 AM, Manuel Sanchez
>> <manuelsanchez at starpower.net> wrote:
>>> Fellow S-heads,
>>> I am re-installing the front ABS Sensors and the instructions say to
>>> push it in as far as it will go. When I do this when the splined
>>> is not inserted into the hub, I can't get the axle to insert
>>> because it is interfering with the toothed ring that it using to
>>> slippage (i.e its pushed in too far). If I install the axle first,
>>> then insert the ABS sensor as far as it will go (i.e. makes contact
>>> with the toothed ring) then there seems to be about 1/8 of an
>>> inch or
>>> so of a gap between the "end" of the abs sensor and the hole in the
>>> strut housing into which I am inserting it (in other words, it looks
>>> like I should be able to push it in more).
>>> I did not remove the ABS sensors when I shipped the uprights for
>>> service, as I had many posts of how they break easily, so I had just
>>> disconnected them inside the engine compartment and sent them in-
>>> place on the strut housing upright. When I got the strut uprights
>>> back the shop had removed the Sensors from the housing.
>>> Is there supposed to be some sort of spacer or washer between the
>>> "end" of the ABS sensor and the Strut Housing Upright?
>>> Do I just push it in as far as it will go (i.e. it makes contact
>>> the toothed ring) and just let the toothed ring wear a new groove
>>> into the tip of the ABS sensor?
>>> 95.5 ur S6 Avant (almost done with front suspension work)
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> -Peter Schulz
> Chelmsford Ma, USA
> 1995.5 S6 Avant Emerald/Ecru
> 1995.5 S6 Avant Silver/Platinum
> 1991 90Q 20v Q Red
> 1991 90Q 20v Indigo
> 1991 CQ silver (eS2 recipient)
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