1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

ABS sensor replacement

vw754 May 22, 2009

  1. vw754

    vw754 vorsprung Durch Technik

    Front right abs sensor needs replacing so ive ordered a genuine one,how easy are they to replace,do i need car on the ramp? Big job?

    Also another thing the plug that clips into the sensor,broke off. Can the wire be replaced or is it better get a 2nd hand one off another a3 with plug attached and just solder the 2 wires.?

    8P A3 2.0 TDI
  2. Khufu

    Khufu Well-Known Member

    jeeze, maybe it was the now broken connection that was the issue? At the hub end, corrosion may be your enemy - i'd soak the bolt with WD40 to help before trying to remove the bolt. If it feels like its going to chew or snap, I'd heat it - your replacing the sensor anyhow so it can melt LOL. Regarding the wiring - I'd follow it back & see where it connects to the rest of the loom and if possible buy new/2nd hand from there forward. ABS required specific ohms etc, repairing wiring is not recommended!

Share This Page