Avenger, Sebring Coupe, Stratus Coupe, 1999-2006

Wheel Speed Sensors 2

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Removal & Installation



Jr27
  1. Remove the rear seat cushion and back.
  2.  
  3. Roll back the main silencer pad along the side to expose the wheel speed sensor harness connector located behind the wheel house silencer.

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    Fig. Main silencer pad (1), wheel house silencer (2), seat belt (3) and sensor harness connector (4)

  4.  
  5. Pull the wheel speed sensor harness connector out from behind the wheel house silencer. It should have a foam sleeve covering it.

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    Fig. Wheel house silencer (1), seat belt (2) and foam sleeve covered connector (3)

  6.  
  7. Push foam sleeve up off connector and disconnect speed sensor harness connector from vehicle wiring harness.

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    Fig. Foam sleeve (1), seat belt (2) and connector (3)

  8.  
  9. Raise vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet retainer from the rear frame rail of the vehicle.

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    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5) and rear inner fender (6)

  12.  
  13. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet and harness from hole in body of vehicle.
  14.  
  15. Remove the speed sensor routing clips from the rear upper control arm.
  16.  
  17. Remove the bolt, then wheel speed sensor from vehicle.

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    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2) and speed sensor head (3)

  18.  

To install:


WARNING
Proper installation of wheel speed sensor harness is critical to continued system operation. Be sure that harness is installed properly to avoid harness contact with moving parts or over-extension, resulting in an open circuit.

  1. Install the speed sensor head into brake adapter. Install the bolt through routing clip and secure wheel speed sensor in place. Tighten bolt to 75 inch lbs. (8 Nm)

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    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2) and speed sensor head (3)

  2.  
  3. Install the speed sensor harness routing clip on upper control arm. Install and securely tighten the routing clip attaching bolt.
  4.  
  5. Install the connector end of speed sensor harness through hole at frame rail.
  6.  
  7. Install the speed sensor harness sealing grommet into hole. Install the sealing grommet retainer and attaching bolt. Securely tighten retainer attaching bolt.

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    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5) and rear inner fender (6)

  8.  
  9. Lower vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Connect speed sensor harness connector to vehicle wiring harness.

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    Fig. Foam sleeve (1), seat belt (2) and connector (3)

  12.  
  13. Install the foam sleeve back over the speed sensor harness connection to prevent rattling.

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    Fig. Wheel house silencer (1), seat belt (2) and foam sleeve covered connector (3)

  14.  
  15. Slide the sensor harness connector back behind the wheel house silencer.

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    Fig. Main silencer pad (1), wheel house silencer (2), seat belt (3) and sensor harness connector (4)

  16.  
  17. Lay the main silencer pad back into its normal place.
  18.  
  19. Install the rear seat back and cushion.
  20.  
  21. Road test vehicle to ensure proper operation of the base and ABS systems.
  22.  

Jr41
  1. Fold down rear seat back.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect speed sensor connector at vehicle wiring harness found at lower outside corner of seat back.
  4.  
  5. Raise vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the rear tire and wheel assembly from vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet retainer from the rear frame rail of the vehicle.

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    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5) and rear inner fender (6)

  10.  
  11. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet and harness from hole in body of vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the speed sensor routing clips from the rear upper control arm.
  14.  
  15. Remove the bolt, then wheel speed sensor from vehicle.

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    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2) and speed sensor head (3)

  16.  

To install:


WARNING
Proper installation of wheel speed sensor harness is critical to continued system operation. Be sure that harness is installed properly to avoid harness contact with moving parts or over-extension, resulting in an open circuit.

  1. Install the speed sensor head into brake adapter. Install the bolt through routing clip and secure wheel speed sensor in place. Tighten bolt to 75 inch lbs. (8 Nm)

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2) and speed sensor head (3)

  2.  
  3. Install the speed sensor harness routing clip on upper control arm. Install and securely tighten the routing clip attaching bolt.
  4.  
  5. Install the connector end of speed sensor harness through hole at frame rail.
  6.  
  7. Install the speed sensor harness sealing grommet into hole. Install the sealing grommet retainer and attaching bolt. Securely tighten retainer attaching bolt.

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    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5) and rear inner fender (6)

  8.  
  9. Install the tire and wheel assembly on vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Lower vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Connect speed sensor harness connector to vehicle wiring harness behind rear seat back. Install the sleeve back over the speed sensor harness connection to prevent rattling.
  14.  
  15. Road test vehicle to ensure proper operation of the base and ABS systems.
  16.  

Rear
JR27
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear seat cushion and back.
  4.  
  5. Roll back the main silencer pad along the side to expose the wheel speed sensor harness connector located behind the wheel house silencer.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Main silencer pad (1), wheel house silencer (2), seat belt (3), and sensor harness connector (4)

  6.  
  7. Pull the wheel speed sensor harness connector out from behind the wheel house silencer. It should have a foam sleeve covering it.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Wheel house silencer (1), seat belt (2), and foam sleeve covered connector (3)

  8.  
  9. Push the foam sleeve up off the connector and disconnect the speed sensor harness connector from the vehicle wiring harness.

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    Fig. Foam sleeve (1), seat belt (2), and connector (3)

  10.  
  11. Raise the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet retainer from the rear frame rail of the vehicle.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5), and rear inner fender (6)

  14.  
  15. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet and harness from the hole in the body of the vehicle.
  16.  
  17. Remove the speed sensor routing clips from the rear upper control arm.
  18.  
  19. Remove the bolt retaining the wheel speed sensor.
  20.  
  21. Remove the wheel speed sensor from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2), and speed sensor head (3)

  22.  

To install:


WARNING
Proper installation of the wheel speed sensor harness is critical to continued system operation. Be sure that harness is installed properly to avoid harness contact with moving parts or over-extension of the harness, resulting in an open circuit.

  1. Install the speed sensor head into the brake adapter. Install the bolt through the routing clip and secure the wheel speed sensor in place. Tighten the bolt to 75 inch lbs. (8 Nm).

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2), and speed sensor head (3)

  2.  
  3. Install the speed sensor harness routing clip on the upper control arm. Install and securely tighten the routing clip attaching bolt.
  4.  
  5. Install the connector end of the speed sensor harness through the hole at the frame rail.
  6.  
  7. Install the speed sensor harness sealing grommet into the hole. Install the sealing grommet retainer and attaching bolt. Securely tighten the retainer attaching bolt.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5), and rear inner fender (6)

  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Connect the speed sensor harness connector to the vehicle wiring harness.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Foam sleeve (1), seat belt (2), and connector (3)

  12.  
  13. Install the foam sleeve back over the speed sensor harness connection to prevent rattling.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Wheel house silencer (1), seat belt (2), and foam sleeve covered connector (3)

  14.  
  15. Slide the sensor harness connector back behind the wheel house silencer.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Main silencer pad (1), wheel house silencer (2), seat belt (3), and sensor harness connector (4)

  16.  
  17. Lay the main silencer pad back into its normal place.
  18.  
  19. Install the rear seat back and cushion.
  20.  
  21. Road test the vehicle to ensure the proper operation of the base and ABS brake systems.
  22.  

JR41
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Fold down the rear seat back.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the speed sensor connector at the vehicle wiring harness found at the lower outside corner of the seat back.
  6.  
  7. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rear tire and wheel assembly from the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet retainer from the rear frame rail of the vehicle.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5), and rear inner fender (6)

  12.  
  13. Remove the speed sensor harness sealing grommet and the harness from the hole in body of the vehicle.
  14.  
  15. Remove the speed sensor routing clips from the rear upper control arm.
  16.  
  17. Remove the speed sensor retaining bolt.
  18.  
  19. Remove the wheel speed sensor from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2), and speed sensor head (3)

  20.  

To install:


WARNING
Proper installation of the wheel speed sensor harness is critical to continued system operation. Be sure that harness is installed properly to avoid harness contact with moving parts or over-extension of the sensor harness, resulting in an open circuit.

  1. Install the speed sensor head into the brake adapter. Install the bolt through the routing clip and secure the wheel speed sensor in place. Tighten the bolt to 75 inch lbs. (8 Nm).

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Speed sensor cable (1), bolt (2), and speed sensor head (3)

  2.  
  3. Install the speed sensor harness routing clip on the upper control arm. Install and securely tighten the routing clip attaching bolt.
  4.  
  5. Install the connector end of the speed sensor harness through the hole at the frame rail.
  6.  
  7. Install the speed sensor harness sealing grommet into the hole. Install the sealing grommet retainer and attaching bolt. Securely tighten the retainer attaching bolt.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Sealing grommet retainer (1), brake flex hose (2), speed sensor cable (3), sealing grommet (4), bolt (5), and rear inner fender (6)

  8.  
  9. Install the tire and wheel assembly on vehicle. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Connect the speed sensor harness connector to the vehicle wiring harness behind the rear seat back.
  14.  
  15. Install the sleeve back over the speed sensor harness connection to prevent rattling.
  16.  
  17. Road test the vehicle to ensure the proper operation of the base and ABS brake systems.
  18.  

Left

This procedure is for the removal and installation of one of the two rear wheel speed sensors.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Access for speed sensor cable to vehicle wiring harness connection is in the trunk of the vehicle.



    Speed sensor cable connector from the vehicle wiring harness
     

  6.  
  7. Raise vehicle on jack stands or centered on a frame contact type hoist.

    Rear tire and wheel assembly from the vehicle.
     
    Speed sensor cable sealing grommet retainer from the rear frame rail of the vehicle.
     
    Speed sensor cable sealing grommet and cable from hole in body of vehicle
     
    Speed sensor routing clips from the rear upper control arm
     
    Brake flex hose routing bracket
     
    Rear speed sensor from the rear brake support plate
     

  8.  

To install:


CAUTION
Proper installation of wheel speed sensor cables is critical to continued system operation. Be sure that cables are installed in retainers. Failure to install cables in retainers as shown may result in contact with moving parts and/or over extension of cables, resulting in an open circuit.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Speed sensor head into brake support plate and torque the bolt to 75 inch lbs. (8 Nm)
     
    Speed sensor cable routing clips on the brake flex hose bracket, secure the retaining clip and securely tighten the bolts.
     
    Connector end of speed sensor cable through hole in inner fender and into trunk of vehicle.
     
    Speed control sealing grommet into hole in inner fender.
     
    Sealing grommet retainer and attaching bolt on rear frame rail and securely tighten the bolt.
     
    Wheel and tire assembly on vehicle and torque the nuts to 95 ft. lbs. (129 Nm) in a crisscross pattern
     

  2.  
  3. Lower vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Plug speed sensor cable connector into vehicle wiring harness
  6.  
  7. Install foam sleeve back over the speed sensor cable to prevent rattling
  8.  
  9. Road test vehicle to ensure proper operation of the base and ABS systems.
  10.  

Right

This procedure is for the removal and installation of one of the two rear wheel speed sensors.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
  4.  
  5. Raise vehicle on jack stands or centered on a frame contact type hoist.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Access for speed sensor cable to vehicle wiring harness connection is in the trunk of the vehicle.



    Speed sensor cable connector from the vehicle wiring
     



    Rear tire and wheel assembly from the vehicle.
     
    Speed sensor cable sealing grommet retainer from the rear frame rail of the vehicle.
     
    Speed sensor cable sealing grommet and cable from hole in body of vehicle
     
    Speed sensor routing clips from the rear upper control arm and brake flex hose routing bracket
     
    Rear speed sensor from the rear brake support plate
     

  8.  

To install:


WARNING
Proper installation of wheel speed sensor cables is critical to continued system operation. Be sure that cables are installed in retainers. Failure to install cables in retainers as shown in this section may result in contact with moving parts and/or over extension of cables, resulting in an open circuit.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Speed sensor head into brake support plate and torque the bolt to 75 inch lbs. (8 Nm)
     
    Speed sensor cable routing clips on the brake flex hose bracket and securely tighten the bolts.
     
    Connector end of speed sensor cable through hole in inner fender and into trunk of vehicle.
     
    Speed control sealing grommet into hole in inner fender.
     
    Sealing grommet retainer and attaching bolt on rear frame rail and securely tighten the bolt.
     
    Wheel and tire assembly on vehicle and torque the nuts to 95 ft. lbs. (129 Nm) in a crisscross pattern
     

  2.  
  3. Lower vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Plug speed sensor cable connector into vehicle wiring harness
  6.  
  7. Install foam sleeve back over the speed sensor cable to prevent rattling
  8.  
  9. Road test vehicle to ensure proper operation of the base and ABS systems.
  10.  

 
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