How to Replace an ABS Control Unit


Below guide will teach you How to Replace an ABS Control Unit. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $0.00 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $142.29 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Look for the OBD connection for your vehicle.
  • Put the ignition key to ON position and connect the scan tool to the OBD connection.
  • Take record of all the trouble codes and take help from owner’s manual for an index of trouble codes. This will help you rectify the problem well.
  • Detach the vehicle’s negative battery cable from terminal.
  • In the engine compartment, look for the ABS control module on the driver’s side.
  • Detach the wiring connections from the ABS control module.
  • Using an appropriate tool, take the mounting bolts off holding the ABS control module in position.
  • Replace damaged module with the new module.
  • Reattach the wiring connections to the new ABS control module.
  • Reattach the negative battery cable back onto the terminal.
  • Take a small drive and check whether the new ABS control module is working properly or not.
  • Make sure that all the trouble codes are rectified.
  • Switch off the engine. Turn ignition key to ON position and check with scan tool again to verify that all trouble codes are resolved.

Yips & Warning

  • Don’t forget to use Person Protective Equipment (PPE) before starting any kind of repair work. Protective clothing like safety goggles, latex gloves, or closed toe shoes help prevent injuries.

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