Scion 2005-06

Wheel Speed Sensors

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheel and tire assembly.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative, then the positive battery cables, then remove the battery, if necessary for access.
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  7. Disconnect the speed sensor connector.
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  9. Remove the 2 clamp bolts holding the speed sensor wire harness from the body and the shock absorber.
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  11. Disconnect the resin clip and the speed sensor wire harness from the shock absorber.
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  13. Remove the bolt, then remove the front speed sensor.
    WARNING
    Do not let any foreign matter or debris attach to the sensor tip.



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    Fig. Unfasten the mounting bolt, then remove the front speed sensor

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To install:

  1. Install the front speed sensor with the bolt and tighten to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the speed sensor wire harness with the 2 bolts on the body and the shock absorber. Tighten as follows:
    1. Bolt a: 71 inch lbs. (8.0 Nm)
    2.  
    3. Bolt b: 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm)
      NOTE
      Do not twist the sensor wire when installing the sensor.



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      Fig. View of the speed sensor wire harness and 2 mounting bolts (a & b)

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  5. Connect the resin clip and the speed sensor wire harness to the shock absorber.
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  7. Attach the speed sensor connector.
  8.  
  9. Install the front wheel and tire assembly.
  10.  
  11. Install battery, then connect the positive and negative battery cables.
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  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheel and tire assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove front fender liner.
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  7. Disengage the clamp and disconnect the wheel speed sensor connector.
  8.  
  9. Remove the 2 bolts and separate the front speed sensor wiring from the body.
  10.  
  11. Remove the bolt, then remove the front speed sensor.
    WARNING
    Do not let any foreign matter or debris attach to the sensor tip.

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the front speed sensor with the bolt and tighten to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the speed sensor wiring with the 2 bolts and tighten as follows.
    1. Bolt a: 80 inch lbs. (9.0 Nm)
    2.  
    3. Bolt b: 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm)

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      Fig. View of the speed sensor wiring and attaching bolts (a & b)

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  5. Connect the connector and engage the clamp.
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  7. Install front fender liner.
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  9. Install front wheel.
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  11. Carefully lower the vehicle.
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