Chrysler Neon 1995-1999 Repair Guide

Controller Anti-lock Brake (CAB) Module

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The CAB is mounted under the instrument panel on the driver's side kick panel of the vehicle. It uses a 60-way system connector.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Bendix ABX-4 System

See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Turn the ignition switch OFF .
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The CAB is mounted under the instrument panel on the driver's side kick panel

  1. Unplug the 60-pin wiring harness connector from the CAB.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Detach the CAB 60-pin wiring harness connector

  1. Remove the 2 controller bracket-to-driver's side cowl mounting nuts, then remove the CAB from the vehicle.
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Fig. Fig. 3: Location of the CAB mounting retainers

To install:
  1. Install the CAB module and bracket into the vehicle. Secure the CAB in place with the 2 mounting nuts.
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  3. Attach the 60-way connector to the CAB by hand as far as possible, then use the CAB connector retaining bolt to fully seat the wiring harness connector into the CAB.
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  5. Tighten the 60-pin connector retaining bolt and tighten to 38 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
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If you are installing a new CAB, it must be initialized before driving the vehicle. You can initialize the CAB using the DRB or equivalent scan tool and the initializing procedure. All new controllers come programmed to flash the ABS warning lamp until initialization.

  1. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Teves Mark 20 System

See Figures 4, 5 and 6

To replace the Controller Anti-lock Brakes (CAB) on this vehicles, the Integrated/Hydraulic Control Unit (ICU/HCU) and CAB need to removed from the vehicle as a unit. The CAB can then be separated from the control unit . Do not try to replace the CAB with the control unit in the vehicle.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the ICU/HCU from the vehicle, as outlined in this section.
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  5. Unplug the pump motor wiring harness from the CAB.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Disconnect the pump motor wiring harness from the CAB

  1. Unfasten the 4 bolts attaching the CAB to the HCU, then remove the CAB from the unit.
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Fig. Fig. 5: The CAB is secured with 4 mounting bolts



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Fig. Fig. 6: After removing the bolts, lift the CAB from the HCU valve block

To install:
  1. Install the CAB on the HCU. Install the 4 mounting bolts and tighten to 5 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
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  3. Attach the pump/motor wiring harness to the CAB.
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  5. Install the ICU/HCU assembly, as outlined in this section.
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  7. Properly bleed the base brakes and the ABS brakes hydraulic system, as outlined in this section.
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