WHERE IS THE ABS CONTROL MODULE?

  • Tiny
  • fhor
  • 1997 Subaru Legacy
  • 110,000 miles

1997 Subaru Legacy L Wagon: Where is the ABS control module?

I am a member at AlldataDIY. Com and I can access the connector pin assignments but it is not clear where I can find the module itself.

Thanks,
Frank

Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 12:53 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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1) Remove floor mat located under lower right side of front seat.
2) Remove screw which secure ABS control module from the body.
3) Disconnect connector from ABS control module.

Roy

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Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 12:59 AM
  • Tiny
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Hi Roy,

Thank you for your quick reply.

Unfortunately, I have read this info on AlldataDIY. Com but it is rather confusing: is "lower right side of front seat" on the front panel in front of the passenger seat? Or under the driver's side seat at the right rail? Where should I remove the floor mat to access the ABS control? It would require to remove the whole front seat rail if it were under either seat. I tried to sense it by hand but nothing found beneath the floor mat; there is only the heating outlet. The most probable location may be the front panel but it also requires removing the floor mat so I want to be sure before commencing work. Please help me with a little more precise info.

Thanks,
Frank

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Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 1:17 AM
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You may have to expose the underside of the seat. Remove the seat and peel back the rug.

Roy

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Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 2:02 AM
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Which seat? Driver or passenger?

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Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 2:14 AM
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My info says passenger seat.

Roy

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Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 2:19 AM
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Hi Roy,

Thank you for your quick reply. I will try it tomorrow.

Regards,
Frank

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Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 2:25 AM

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