Go Back   Club Lexus Forums > Lexus Model Forums > SC Models > SC 400/300
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

ABS problem after LS400 bbk install

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-11-14, 08:48 AM   #16
Driver School Candidate
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: TX
Posts: 7

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!
This ad is not displayed to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Club Lexus!

Last edited by ChileDawg; 06-11-14 at 01:16 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, 09:50 AM   #17
Lexus Test Driver
Trader Score: (1)
LEXXIUM's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: IN
Posts: 1,338

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, 02:39 AM   #18
Trader Score: (1)
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: florida
Posts: 97

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
Old 06-20-14, 02:39 AM

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ABS and VSC issues on a 1998 LS400 CMinner LS400 2 08-17-14 05:04 PM
Anyone know what this is? (underbody) KillaIS250 IS - Second Generation 5 09-22-12 06:20 AM
ABS Light problems!! henry89trd GS - First Generation 11 04-22-12 02:45 AM
2001 abs keeps coming on KimShep7 RX - First Generation 32 11-01-11 09:53 PM
Lowered SC300, now ABS light is ON and TRAC OFF light blinks?? MONSTER SC 400/300 4 05-05-06 08:58 PM

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
Display Modes

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 04:25 AM.

Join ClubLexus

Copyright © 2000-2008 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | JOBS

Get all contact info