Notices
Scion xA/xB 1st-Gen Suspension & Handling Coilovers, Shocks, Airbags, Swaybars...

ABS

Old 06-22-2018, 06:39 PM
  #1  
Junior Member
SL Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 9
Default ABS

1st Gen xB - Three warning lights on the dash appear when a failed ABS sensor is detected. Garage guy chased it to the LR sensor - no further checking done. How is the upstream circuit tested when the ABS sensor is disconnected?
How is the ABS sensor tested? How is the wheel sensor disc exchanged, if the previous two tests are positive? My garage guy says it might be easier to exchange the wheel bearing/housing instead of exchanging the moving sensor (the internal disc).

Ideas?

Sticky Where to Post Your Question

Last edited by MR_LUV; 06-22-2018 at 11:00 PM. Reason: Moved to Correct Forum by Administrator
michael73 is offline  
Old 06-24-2018, 05:29 PM
  #2  
Moderator
10 Year Member
5 Year Member
SL Member
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 351
Default

What did the garage guy do to narrow it down to the left rear sensor?

The sensor itself does appear to be a serviceable part but an original Toyota part is going to set you back $100+ and the cheapest one on RockAuto is $72.00. You'd be far better off replacing the entire assembly as you can get an entire rear wheel hub with included ABS sensor from either SKF or Timken for $100 and a side benefit would be new wheel bearings.

Last edited by MileHightC; 06-24-2018 at 07:27 PM.
MileHightC is offline  
Old 07-08-2018, 02:08 AM
  #3  
Junior Member
SL Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 9
Default

Thanks for the reply. I don't know how it was determined that the LH Rear sensor was at fault, other than a scan. But my garage guy did say that the replacement wheel hub would be a better choice that trying to repair what's in there. so I'll agree with you there. How can the ABS system be checked by the average joe? Metering? Checking wiring certainly. Anything more complex is better tested at the mechanic shop? Toyota?
michael73 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
maherdan82
Scion tC 1G Aero & Exterior
1
03-08-2014 02:12 PM
tektC
Scion tC 1G Owners Lounge
94
09-01-2006 07:13 PM
franktherank
Scion tC 1G Owners Lounge
35
08-24-2004 02:50 PM
ScionPimp
Maintenance & Car Care
5
05-01-2004 06:29 AM
neverspeakawordagain
Scion tC 1G Owners Lounge
11
04-27-2004 01:19 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: ABS


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.