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Replacing abs pump

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by James TQ, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. James TQ
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    Is it linked to the Ecu as I bought a spare pump a while back and it said Ecu aswell? Question is can I straight swap them as I'm getting code 01276, I paid pennies for the pump and can't find one for my engine code? Any ideas?
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    I'm pretty sure there are several different abs pumps, all look the same but varying codes and you have to use a pump with the same code as the one on your car/ecu, big head ache trying to find one second hand.
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    Tell me about it! Is there anyone who can recon them?
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    Also is the Ecu attached, if I got a remap and the replaced the unit would I be wasting money?
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    Part number is 1j0 614 217 f if anyone has one they wish to part with :)
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    BBA reman can fix them, you will need one with the same part number and you will need to have the soft coding change to its the same as your old one

    The ABS control module is part of the pump dude
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    Looking about on eBay there's a few forsale around 100 so it's not too bad
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