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Abs sensors How do I replace the abs sensors and where are they located?

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ABS sensor are located in what is called the knuckle. This is where all of your steering and suspension hooks up directly behind your wheels. There are 4, one for each wheel. They will face in towards the gear ring on each axle. Without knowing your particular vehicle I cannot give you any more details though, sorry.

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