Mazda RX-8 2004-06

Wheel Speed Sensors

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Removal & Installation



Front

NOTE
If there is any malfunction in the front ABS wheel-speed sensor unit, replace the wheel hub, as outlined in the Suspension Section.

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the mudguard.
  6.  
  7. Detach the ABS speed sensor connector.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bolt and the wire harness.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Refer to the tightening specifications on the accompanying illustration.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front ABS speed sensor connector (1), bolt (2) and wire harness (3)

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Rear
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the trunk side trim.
  6.  
  7. Detach the sensor electrical connector.
  8.  
  9. Unfasten the retaining bolt.
  10.  
  11. Remove the rear wheel speed sensor.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Refer to the tightening specifications on the accompanying illustration.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear wheel speeds sensor connector (1), bolt (2) and sensor (3)

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