Sprinter 2005-2007

Wheel Speed Sensors

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Removal & Installation



Front
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheel.
  4.  
  5. Pull the wheel speed sensor out of the wheel hub.
  6.  
  7. If replacement is necessary, cut the speed sensor cable at an easily accessible point.
  8.  
  9. Remove the clamping sleeve from the knuckle if sensor is being replaced.
  10.  

To install:

  1. If the sensor is being replaced, connect the sensor cables with shrink-fit tubing.
  2.  
  3. Install the clamping sleeve into the knuckle, if removed.
  4.  
  5. Install the speed sensor all the way into the wheel hub.
    NOTE
    Speed sensor will self adjust when the vehicle is moved.

  6.  
  7. Install the front wheel.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the speed sensor mounting nuts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the speed sensor from the knuckle.

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    Fig. Remove the nut (2) and pull the speed sensor (1) from the steering knuckle (3)-2007-2008 Models

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the speed sensor to the steering knuckle and tighten the nut to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the front wheel.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6.  

Rear
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheel.
  4.  
  5. Pull the wheel sensor out of the mounting hole in the axle support tube.
  6.  
  7. If replacement is necessary, cut the speed sensor cable at an easily accessible point.
  8.  
  9. Remove the clamping sleeve from the knuckle if sensor is being replaced.
  10.  

To install:

  1. If the sensor is being replaced, connect the sensor cables with shrink-fit tubing.
  2.  
  3. Install the clamping sleeve into the knuckle, if removed.
  4.  
  5. Install the speed sensor all the way into the wheel hub.
    NOTE
    Speed sensor will self adjust when the vehicle is moved.

  6.  
  7. Install the rear wheel.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the speed sensor mounting bolt from the axle tube.
  4.  
  5. Remove the speed sensor.
  6.  
  7. Remove the sensor wire from the tie strap and disconnect the electrical connector.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the wheel speed sensor in the axle tube and tighten the mounting bolt to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the sensor wire into the routing clips and install new tie straps.
  4.  
  5. Reconnect the electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Lower the vehicle.
  8.  

 
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