ABS wheel speed sensor

Tiny
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  • 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 18,000 MILES
How do I change my rear wheel speed sensor?
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Monday, May 18th, 2009 AT 11:25 AM

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Tiny
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Hi,

Replacing the sensor really isn't too hard. First, here is a link that shows in general how it is done. You can use this as a guide.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-an-abs-wheel-speed-sensor

Here are the directions specific to your vehicle. The attached pics below correlate with the directions.

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Removal
2008 Chrysler Truck Town & Country V6-3.8L
Rear Wheel Speed Sensor - Removal
Vehicle Sensors and Switches Sensors and Switches - Brakes and Traction Control Wheel Speed Sensor Service and Repair Removal and Replacement Rear Wheel Speed Sensor - Removal
REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR - REMOVAL
REMOVAL

1. Access and remove rear brake rotor.See: Brake Rotor/Disc > Removal and Replacement > Brake Rotor - Removal
2. Right side sensor only - Remove exhaust heat shield above exhaust system covering wheel speed sensor wiring connector.

pic 1

3. Disconnect vehicle wiring harness (2) from wheel speed sensor (1) connector.
4. Remove wheel speed sensor (1) from routing clips along underbody of vehicle.

pic 2

5. Remove wheel speed sensor (3) from routing clips (1) along brake flex hose.
6. Remove wheel speed sensor routing clip (2) from rear axle.

CAUTION: Prior to removal, clean area around sensor head to help prevent contaminants from entering bearing when sensor head is removed.

pic 3

7. Remove screw (2) fastening speed sensor head (1) to hub and bearing (3).
8. Remove wheel speed sensor from hub and bearing.

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Install

2008 Chrysler Truck Town & Country V6-3.8L
Rear Wheel Speed Sensor - Installation
Vehicle Sensors and Switches Sensors and Switches - Brakes and Traction Control Wheel Speed Sensor Service and Repair Removal and Replacement Rear Wheel Speed Sensor - Installation
REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR - INSTALLATION
INSTALLATION

1. Apply bearing grease (supplied with part) to sensor head shaft and O-ring.

CAUTION: Ensure that sensor mounting surface on bearing is clean before sensor installation.

pic 4

2. Push wheel speed sensor head (1) into mounting hole in hub and bearing (3) and align mounting screw hole.
3. Install NEW mounting screw (2). Tighten mounting screw to 6 Nm (55 in. lbs.).

pic 5

4. Install wheel speed sensor routing clip (2) into hole in rear axle.
5. Install wheel speed sensor (3) into routing clips (1) along brake flex hose.

pic 6

6. Install wheel speed sensor (1) into routing clips along underbody of vehicle.
7. Connect vehicle wiring harness (2) to wheel speed sensor connector.
8. Right side sensor only - Install exhaust heat shield above exhaust system covering wheel speed sensor wiring connector.
9. Install brake rotor as well as all components necessary to access it. See: Brake Rotor/Disc > Removal and Replacement > Brake Rotor - Installation
10. Perform the Diagnostic Verification Test and clear any faults. See: A L L Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC ) > Verification Tests

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I hope this helps. Let me know if you have other questions.

Take care and God Bless,

Joe
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