GM Grand Am/Achieva/Calais/Skylark/Somerset 1985-98

ABS Hydraulic Modulator Solenoid

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: ABS modulator solenoid mounting detail

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Detach the solenoid electrical connector.
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  5. Unfasten the Torx head bolts, then remove the solenoid assembly.
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To install:
  1. Lubricate the O-rings on the new solenoid with clean brake fluid.
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  3. Position the solenoid so the connectors face each other.
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  5. Press down firmly by hand until the solenoid assembly flange seats on the modulator assembly.
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  7. Install the Torx head bolts. Tighten to 40 inch lbs. (4.5 Nm).
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  9. Attach the solenoid electrical connector. Make sure the connectors are installed on the correct solenoids.
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  11. Properly bleed the brake system.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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