Toyota Camry and Avalon 1997-2000

ABS Actuator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION


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Fig. The ABS actuator is located on the right side of the vehicle against the fender well



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Fig. Exploded view of the Bosch® ABS actuator



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Fig. Exploded view of the Nippondenso® ABS actuator

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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CAUTION
Some models covered by this guide may be equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described in CHASSIS ELECTRICAL .

  1. Remove the right front fender liner.
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  3. If necessary, remove the A/C joint tube mounting bolt and the two power steering hose clamp bolts.
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  5. Disconnect the hydraulic lines from the brake actuator using SST 09751-36011.. Plug the ends of the lines to prevent loss of fluid.
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  7. Label and disconnect the electrical connectors.
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  9. Remove the fluid in the brake actuator with a suitable syringe.
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  11. Loosen the brake actuator reservoir mounting nuts.
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  13. Unfasten the nuts and bolts and remove the ABS actuator assembly.
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  15. If necessary, separate the actuator from the bracket by removing the 2 nuts.
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To install:

  1. Install the actuator to the bracket, if removed, and tighten the nuts to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
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  3. Before tightening the mounting nuts or bolts, screw the hydraulic line into the cylinder body a few turns.
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  5. Install the actuator and tighten the ABS assembly bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
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  7. Attach and tighten the hydraulic lines to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
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  9. Install the A/C joint tube bolt and power steering clamp bolts if removed.
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  11. Install the right front fender liner.
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  13. After installation is completed, fill the reservoir and bleed the brake system. Drive the vehicle for at least 20 seconds at 19 mph 930 km) to make sure the ABS lamp does not illuminate. If it does, read the DTC codes.
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