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Toyota ABS goes off with no snow or ice

Fix Toyota ABS that goes off with no snow or ice If your ABS system activates while slowing down, but there’s not snow or ice on the road, you may think you have a bad wheel speed sensor. You might. But you should first examine the toothed “tone” ring for chips, cracks, scratches, and even rust buildup. All vehicles using a tone ring can be sensitive to those kinds of ABS problems. But it seems Toyotas are extra sensitive. As the tone ring turns, each tooth induces or interrupts (depending … Read More

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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