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Bleeding brakes on a 2001 montero sport with abs

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Start from the rr to lr then rf to lf replace any brakefluid lost from master cylinder before and after each wheel is bled you will need an assistant to depress the brakes as you bleed them or better to use a rubber hose that will fit over the bleeder screw and submerge the other end into a container of brake fluid open the bleeder screw approximately 1\2 turn and gently push brake pedal to floor and slowly let up until no bubbles are visible when you depress brake pedal. always start from furthest bleeder and work to closest to master cylinder.

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ABS light and traction light and no cruise control


how on earth would the blind know what is wrong.?
scan it? yet?
btw, newer cars cut cruise feature for any signs of danger.
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the traction needs ABS to work ,so forget that and fix ABS.
ABS needs 2 things to work , brakes and ABS.

so if brakes are bad, then ABS will get upset.
after all, if it cant brake right, how can the puter save you?
if brakes are known to be ok (inspections work here)
but in this case it was BREACHED by you, with out reading the book first.
then scan the ABS. (omg? code for dead sensor?) nah, you caused it..
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my guess, if ABS was happy before your actions( you never said)
then you got air in to the system. and failed to follow the FSM instructions on bleeding brakes, in ABS car.

front caliper, did you block the hose with cap, so it didn't allow air to the modulator? oops... never just let them drip... or . max pain.
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now Ill quote the 2012 fSM for you , under brakes

Data: -----------------------------------------------------------------
ABS Brake Bleeding
STANDARD PROCEDURE - ABS BRAKE BLEEDING

ABS system bleeding requires conventional bleeding methods plus use of a scan tool. The procedure involves performing a base brake bleeding, followed by use of the scan tool to cycle and bleed the HCU pump and solenoids. A second base brake bleeding procedure is then required to remove any air remaining in the system.

Perform base brake bleeding, (Refer to Brakes - Standard Procedure)(Refer To List 1).

Connect scan tool to the Data Link Connector.

Select ANTILOCK BRAKES, followed by MISCELLANEOUS, then ABS BRAKES. Follow the instructions displayed. When scan tool displays TEST COMPLETE, disconnect scan tool and proceed.

Perform base brake bleeding a second time, (Refer to Brakes - Standard Procedure)(Refer To List 1).

Top off master cylinder fluid level and verify proper brake operation before moving vehicle.

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Bleeding brakes on my 2001 montero sport mitsubishi


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My 2001 Montero Sport is making a grinding noise from the front, it comes and goes. I just changed the brakes, so I know its not that.


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I have a 2003 montero sport and the breaks are not bleeding right. I have blead them until the fluid is clear and the breaks are still spongy going to the floor board. Any thoughts?


test your master cylinder and calipers and wheel cylinders. raise one or 2 wheels or 4 if you got the equipement, turn the wheels by hand and have an assistant apply the brakes to see which one/ones are defective. when your brake fluid changes color because of contamination, the first contaminent is rubber from the brake system

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Where is the abs relay switch located on a 2001 montero sport


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Have the car scanned by a brake specialist who will have an OBD-II ABS Brake Scan Tool.

If you want to diagnose it yourself, Actron makes a very good one that costs about $99 plus shipping depending on where you get it from.

I bought one with shipping included for $116 off of Amazon.com for my car.

Good luck.

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