ABS problem after LS400 bbk install - Page 2 - Club Lexus Forums

Log In 

ABS problem after LS400 bbk install

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-11-14, 07:48 AM   #16
ChileDawg
Driver School Candidate
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: TX
Posts: 7
Default

I had this very same problem after having a bearing replaced on my 2000 LS 400. I had removed the hub and taken it to a local mechanic to press out the old bearing and press in the new one. After re-assembly at approx. 5mph as I slowed in the braking process, the ABS motor would engage. After a couple of hours of consternation and trouble-shooting I figured out what the problem was. It seems that the ABS sensor is so simple to install that you can't do it improperly. Not true ... at least in my case. I took it apart twice trouble shooting and put it back together - no workie. On the 3rd time I got under the car so I could see the "seat" of the sensor. Well ... because of the o-ring on the sensor you have to work it / twist it in to place to get it to seat properly. If you just blindly and push it in then tighten down the mounting bolt, it probably won't seat properly. This was enough to have the ABS mal-function !! Glad to have that one figured out!

Last edited by ChileDawg; 06-11-14 at 12:16 PM. Reason: Solved a problem that i post questions about and wanted to share the solution
ChileDawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-14, 08:50 AM   #17
LEXXIUM
Lexus Champion
iTrader: (1)
 
LEXXIUM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: IN
Posts: 1,648
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BartleDoo View Post
My ABS just flat out doesn't work.
+ 1 mine doesn't kick in either at the hardest braking. which I like it this way!!!
Abs sucks ***** !!!!
LEXXIUM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-14, 01:39 AM   #18
carsmypnis
Driver
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: florida
Posts: 105
Default

i had an issue on an eclipse had many years ago that when i got my engine replaced the guy forgot to tighten the bolt to the cv axle and a couple of teeth broke off. after that everytime i presed the brake my abs kicked in.
carsmypnis is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lexus rx300 abs problem jloobee RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 7 02-08-16 06:53 PM
Anti-lock brakes not working? Magellan55 HS 250h Model (2010-2012) 4 10-01-15 03:19 PM
VA WTB: passenger front abs sensor 1jaydavey 2Gen GS430 / 400/ 300 Classifieds (98-05) 0 01-08-15 11:18 AM
ABS and VSC issues on a 1998 LS400 CMinner LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 2 08-17-14 04:04 PM
One problem fixed, one new problem... ABS or axle ? deepbluesk RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 8 05-16-08 01:18 PM


Tags
1994, 400, abs, bbk, brakes, check, lexus, ls, ls400, module, rear, removal, replace, sc, sensor, solenoid

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:06 AM.


Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved