Nissan Stanza/200SX/240SX 1982-1992 Repair Guide

ABS Rear Wheel Sensor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheels.
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  5. Disconnect the sensor harness connector.
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  7. Detach the sensor mounting brackets.
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  9. Remove the sensor mounting bolts.
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  11. On Stanza, withdraw the sensor from the rear gusset. On 240SX, the sensor is located on the side of the differential carrier near the driveshaft companion flange.
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  13. Remove the sensor mounting brackets from the sensor wiring.
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To install:
  1. Transfer the mounting brackets to the new sensor.
  2.  
  3. Install the sensor. Check and adjust the sensor-to-rotor clearance as described below. Once the clearance is set, tighten the sensor mounting bolt(s) to 13-20 ft. lbs.
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  5. Install the sensor mounting brackets. Make the sure the sensor wiring is routed properly.
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  7. Connect the sensor harness connector.
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  9. Mount the rear wheels and lower the vehicle.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Checking front wheel sensor-to-rotor clearance



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Fig. Fig. 2: ABS rear wheel sensor-240SX



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Fig. Fig. 3: ABS rear wheel sensor-Stanza

WHEEL SENSOR CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT



See Figure 4



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Fig. Fig. 4: Checking rear wheel sensor-to-rotor clearance-240SX model

  1. Install the rear wheel sensor.
  2.  
  3. Check the clearance between the edge of the sensor and rotor teeth using a feeler gauge. Clearances should be as follows:
    1. On 240SX, rear wheel sensor clearance should 0.0138-0.0246 in. (0.035-0.625mm).
    2.  
    3. On Stanza, the clearance should be 0.008-0.039 in. (0.2-1.0mm).
    4.  

  4.  
  5. To adjust the clearance, loosen the sensor mounting bolt(s) and move the sensor back and forth until the clearance is as specified.
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  7. Once the clearance is set, tighten the sensor mounting bolt(s) to 13-20 ft. lbs.
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