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ABS light on Honda Civic

Fix ABS light on Honda Civic If you own a Honda Civic with an ABS light on with code 81-01 ABS module failure (Central Processing Unit [CPU] Internal Circuit Malfunction, don’t automatically assume you got a bad ABS unit. Start your diagnostics by checking the powers and grounds to the ABS unit. Check for battery voltage on terminals 8-9-16 and ground on 24 & 25. Also make note of the actual battery voltage while the vehicle is running. If the alternator is overcharging, it can cause this ABS code to … Read More

ABS light on minivan

ABS light on Chrysler minivan ABS light on 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan with the 3.8-litre engine, new ABS pump or ABS motor? The controller anti-lock brake (CAB) module is located on the right side of the engine compartment. It has a large connector with almost 20 wires connected to it. The CAB requires three power inputs and good ground or it can light the ABS light. First, check fuses 21 and 9 in the integrated power module (IPM). If they’re good, remove the connector at the CAB and test for … Read More

Subaru ABS pump runs all the time

Subaru ABS pump runs all the time Subaru has issued a technical service bulletin for an ABS motor that continues to run after the key has been turned off. The problem may also be accompanied by trouble code 52 faulty hydraulic motor and/or motor relay. The problem exists on the Subaru Legacy, Subaru SVX, and Subaru Impreza. To fix the problem, replace the ABS Hydraulic Unit Motor Relay with a newer revised part number 26735AA012 © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

ABS Wheel Sensor – Pacifica

ABS Wheel Sensor – Pacifica If you have to replace an ABS Wheel Sensor – Pacifica, read this TSB from  Chrysler. TSB # 05-003-07 covering 2006-07 CS Pacifica vehicles covers the failure of a wheel speed sensor. In an act of sheer brilliance (or stupidity, depending on your perspective), Chrysler now requires you to replace ALL FOUR speed sensors even if you only have a problem with a single sensor. The sensors come in two kits, one for the front wheels (2 05166544AC Sensor, Anti-Lock Brake Kit, (Front), and one … Read More


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