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Abs and Traction ctrl light on after replacing rear wheel hub!

I replaced the Left rear hub assembly and now the abs and trac lights are on, There is an abs sensor connection underneath the hub and closer to the diff, but it looks untouched. I tried to take the sensor out to see if it was dirty but after removing the 8mm bolt i could not get the sensor out as it is plastic and i thought i might break it. Anyone know how the sensor is supposed to come out?
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  • rlbatez Jan 15, 2009

    Thanks, i was able to move it left and right but thought i might break it as it was not coming out and was very cold out last night -10 or so. update -the wife called and is taking it to the dealer on a re call for the door latch and shes getting them to check the abs code as well. will keep you posted when i find out the problem.

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The senser is most likly damaged but the area inwhich you removed the bolt is a thickened area you must take plyers or channel locks place them around the thickened area and easly move left to right once it starts to move continue left to right also start pulling upward this will remove your senser.(most likly the senser is broke on the inside ) you can also take it to your local auto parts store have them to put i on their computer it should tell you what senser is malfuctioning.hope this helps.

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