Mazda Tribute 2001-06

Speed Sensors & Speed Sensor Rings

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Removal & Installation



Front
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    The front sensor ring is integral to the front axle halfshaft.

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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the front wheel and tire assembly.
    NOTE
    The harness connector is located in the engine compartment.

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  7. Disconnect the harness electrical connector.
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  9. Release the grommet from the body and pull the connector through.
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  11. Release the sensor harness retainer.
    NOTE
    Clean the area surrounding the wheel speed sensor and bolt before removal.

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  13. Remove the wheel speed sensor bolt.
    NOTE
    Thoroughly clean the wheel speed sensor and wheel speed sensor mounting surface.

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  15. To install, reverse the removal procedure. Torque all fasteners to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
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Rear

NOTE
On four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, the rear sensor ring is integral to the rear axle halfshaft and cannot be repaired separately.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.
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  7. Release the grommet and pull the connector through the body.
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  9. Disconnect the wheel speed sensor harness electrical connector.
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  11. Remove the wheel speed sensor harness bolts.
    NOTE
    Clean the area surrounding the wheel speed sensor and bolt before removal.

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  13. Remove the wheel speed sensor bolt and wheel speed sensor.
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  15. On front wheel drive (FWD) vehicles, remove the rear ABS sensor nut and ring.
    NOTE
    Thoroughly clean the wheel speed sensor and mounting surface before installation.

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  17. To install, reverse the removal procedure. Tighten ABS sensor and ring to 214 ft. lbs. (290 Nm). Tighten all remaining fasteners to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
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