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How do you test abs wheel sensors on 2006 Colorado. i have performed probably 100 brake jobs but this one is giving me problems. The brake job went without incident but the abs light and abs fault message came on during test drive. There is no apparent damage, sensor alignment is good, elect. connection is tight, etc. If there is no way to test, how do you replace them, they appear to be pressed on the hub.

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Have you tried bleeding the system to make sure it didnt build any air

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With a scanner driving. all should read the same., yes they are in the hub and need to be replaced as a whole. You could ohm them to see if one is bad but alot of times this is inconclusive. You will have better luck driving and monitoring the sensors.

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