Mazda RX-8 2004-06

Hydraulic Control Module

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Removal & Installation




WARNING
The internal parts of the ABS Hydraulic Unit (HU)/Control Module (CM) could be damaged if dropped. Be careful not to drop the ABS HU/CM. Replace the ABS HU/CM if it is subjected to an impact.

  1. Remove the front suspension tower bar.
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  3. Pull the lock lever up, then detach the electrical connector.
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  5. Disconnect the brake lines.
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  7. Remove the nut.
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  9. Remove the hydraulic control module.
    NOTE
    When removing or installing the ABS HU/CM, attach a strip of protective tape on the ABS HU/CM connector to prevent brake fluid from entering.

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  11. Remove the stud.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the retainers as shown in the illustration. After attaching the connector, make sure that the lock lever is fully pushed in.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the ABS control module-connector (1), brake pipe (2), nut (3), ABS HU/CM (4) and stud (5)

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