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1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Question: Can i replace the ABS speed sensors myself at home?

 

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kbedella, 5.0L V8, Orr, MN, December 16, 2012, 10:52
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The brakes seem to grab and a grinding/groaning sound comes from the front end at certain speeds when i apply the brakes.

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    December 16, 2012, 16:13
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    Had the ABS scanned?

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    kbedella, December 16, 2012, 16:47
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    Yes, it has been scanned by a Chev dealer.

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    pushrod, December 16, 2012, 16:59
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    4x4? And which sensor is at falt?

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    kbedella, December 16, 2012, 17:16
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    mThe dealer said the sensors that sit on the wheels. So I did reasearch the locationn n find out where they are and how to install them. Front sensors

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    pushrod, December 16, 2012, 17:24
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    Well go for it but if it is a FOUR WHEEL DRIVE it is a little tougher. Basic tools is all you need except for the big axle nut on a 4X4!

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    kbedella, December 16, 2012, 18:05
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    yes it is a 4x4, and we have just the huge wrench for the job. This dealership who gave me the estimate, did a job on us this summer so I am a bit leery BUT, because of the ongoing brake problem, changing brake pads, rotors etc and none of it does the fix, I do believe what their saying on this problem.

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