1987 BMW 535I ABS BRAKE SENSORS

  • Tiny
  • tbradford@cinci.rr.com
  • 1987 BMW 535i

Brakes problem
1987 BMW 535i Two Wheel Drive Manual

How can I check the anti-lock brake sensors on this car to see if they are bad? Iread an article where someome checked them with a multimeter but it wasa a newer model than this one. Can I use the same procedure on this model?

Saturday, July 10th, 2010 AT 9:27 PM

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  • Dr. Hagerty
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Hat is the root problem?

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Sunday, July 11th, 2010 AT 12:27 AM
  • Tiny
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The antilock system is pulsating the brake pedal just before the car comes to a complete stop.

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Monday, July 12th, 2010 AT 4:04 PM
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The brakes may not be the problem, maybe the thrust arm bushings require replacement. See here: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DC74&;mospid=47231&btnr=31_0013&hg=31&fg=05

#6 is the part.

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Monday, July 12th, 2010 AT 6:04 PM

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