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Reluctor ring of the rear axel is broken. Is is possible to replace it without changing the whole rear axel assembly ?

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I have Honda oddessey 1999 model. When I check they show p0336 I change crank sensor but still show up check ingine

The causes of a P0336 code include: Bad crank sensor Broken reluctor ring (missing teeth, debris lodged in ring) Reluctor ring dislodged/stripped from it's stationary location Wiring harness chafing causing a short in Wiring . if this was helpful please leave good feed back

Feb 18, 2015 | 1999 Honda Odyssey

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I have a 2.5 sport x type and the abs light came on, the the engine management light has come on so it must be a electrical problem

Hello. This tends to be all to do with the ABS. Some models have a reluctor ring on each cv joint near the wheel which looks like a castle moulding and these can crack or drop off, but on mine there is a magnetic strip in the wheel bearing and mine corroded which reduced the signal. This caused the abs light and engine management light to come on. Without abs you cannot use the cruise control. It's not an expensive job to replace the bearing or to replace the cv joint if you have the reluctor ring but beware the dealers will try and sell you a whole drive shaft and this is not needed.

Aug 15, 2010 | 2003 Jaguar X-Type

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Applied brakes pulsate. front pads and rotors are good. rear brake pads are fair and rotors

If ABS is activating for no apparent reason then the most common causes are failed ABS wheel sensors or more commonly, cracked reluctor rings.

You won't usually see the crack in a reluctor ring, but it opens up when it rotates at running speeds. You can also get it to show with a simple fluorescent dye crack testing kit (not cheap to buy for a one-off job, but any decent garage or engineering workshop will have a kit to hand).

Unfortunately, reluctor rings are expensive as they usually come as an integral part of the driveshaft or hub assembly. Third party versions may be available and are less expensive (still a painful price though) but to fit them they must be heated until cherry red and then dropped into position. Get it wrong and you have to cut off your new and expensive ring and start again. Not really a DIY job unless you're very confident and experienced.

If the crack test proves negative, then ABS sensors are easy to fit and can be tested by swapping around to see if you can move the fault from one wheel to another or even from the front to the rear. Sensors are relatively cheap, but failures are far less common than with reluctor rings.

Fingers crossed for you that it's the easy/cheap fix.

May 27, 2010 | 2002 Audi A6

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Abs engages even when on dry pavement. Happens more often on slight downhill and lower speeds. I have changed the sensors but it hasn't helped. Is there an adjustment?

No adjustment is possible. Although you changed the sensors, did you thoroughly check the reluctor rings?

One of the commonest ABS faults is cracked or corroded reluctor rings and they produce the symptoms which you have described. The cracks are frequently invisible to the naked eye and only open up when under rotational loading so they need testing using dyes specially designed for the purpose. Click here if you don't know about these. I'm not suggesting that you purchase a kit: any decent repair garage will routinely have these as will all good professional engineering workshops and for a small charge they can test for you.

Cracked reluctor rings cannot be repaired:they must be replaced and usually aren't cheap. Some are only supplied as part of a new driveshaft/hub assembly, but there are plenty of independent third party suppliers who will supply the rings alone. To fit them you cold chisel off the old ones and thoroughly clean the mounting area and then heat up the new ones until cherry red before slipping them onto the shaft. As they cool, they shrink to fit. If you get it wrong, you have to chisel it off and start again so it's only to be tackled if you are confident in your automotive repair skills.

Mar 19, 2010 | 2004 Mazda Tribute

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Where is the abs ring on the ford focus rear drums????? does it look like an oil seal on the on the bearing

The ABS reluctor is built into the rear wheel bearing assembly, and it must be replaced as a unit.

Nov 16, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus

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ABS Light Lit, Engine Light Lit - Cruise Control Not operating

sounds like to me its a abs sensor or reluctor ring problem the 2 main culprits are the front abs sensor link leads one maybe open circuit or the rear driveshaft reluctor is corroded and broken you need to get the fault codes out to help decide which i would check the reluctor rings first if you look carefully at the rings with a torch and probe with a small screwdriver between the rear driveshaft joint and the hub carrier you may find the reluctor ring is adrift

Oct 27, 2017 | 2003 Jaguar X-Type

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Abs , traction lights on

I took STEGG's advise and I checked the exciter rings on the axles and I found that one was cracked and loose on the passenger side rear axel. The truck went to ford and because of the information I had about the exciter ring the repair was compleated in two hours and they told me that they could only replace the exciter ring insted of the whole axel. Total Cost for repair.$296.00.
Thank You so much for the info STEGG.

Mar 19, 2009 | 2006 Ford Explorer

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Remove rear axel

you don't have to remove the whole axle just the hub assembly this is held on by 4 bolts. remove wheel. then remove drum/ or rotor remove all the brake hardware. remove outer dust cap to bearings remove center nut and remove outter bearing. remove the hub this will give you plenty of room to remove the broken bolt. please rate this

Oct 09, 2008 | 2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager

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