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Spcvw

Yep ,another abs fault.

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it has a longer arm

 

if you dont mind cutting and welding or threading a rhd one to make it suit then it would work 

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Well it looks like mine is dead. My mechanic has exhausted all the checks he can do including all advice from here.
Using info from here the plan is get a list of parts needed then out it comes.

Im a bit gutted we cant keep it standard but its a feature that you should hopefully never use. Also the brake system will be much easier to service in future being non abs.

I hope changing to non abs doesent de-value the car too much.

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wont devalue it as much as stuffing it in a hedge or bus stop due to failed abs unit 

 

that was my reasoning anyway- brakes need to be 100% reliable not work when they feel like it

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Heres the ongoing saga of my abs issue. I decided one last chance to keep the abs before it got deleted and bit the bullet and sent my abs unit to bba reman for inspection. They confirmed it was dead and non serviceable but had one in stock abroad for the princely sum of £495. I bit the bullet paid and waited 2weeks on a 4day delivery. Gave up waiting contacted them and they said when they went to pick it from stock it wasnt there ,so incorrect stock lol. No chance of them getting another so that was that. A previous owner i know mentioned he had two in his garage from when he owned it so agreed to bring them up and connect up and see what happens.

On ignition my pump never ran, one of his didnt but one did so the plan is now to fit the unit with the working pump and see if this fixes the issue. Fingers crossed it should. Feedback when fitted in next few weeks.

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Did you get your old ABS unit back or have they kept it because it was dead?

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Did you get your old ABS unit back or have they kept it because it was dead?


Just had this conversation with them today. If i let them scrap it the carriage up and inspection was waived. Or its £15 carriage each way and £30 inspection. For £60 id rather keep it as its original to the car and theres nothing to say at some point i need a part off it. Should have it back by wed.

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That company are terrible they hardly ever repair and if they do its a bodge I have had two bad experiences using them myself and so have many others for the company I work for also, we don't even offer it anymore.
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Tottaly agree with that mk1tt...

I would never recomend them. They never answer the phone no matter what time of day or how long you ring for. I rang their head office and submitted a complaint and only then did someone ring me back from that office. They said theyd return the pump. Waited a week on next day delivery and they said the pump had just been returned. Bollocks the carrier told me nothing gets returned its always left with a neighbour. After my complaint funny thing is it turned up next day.

I will never deal with bba reman again.

Just waiting on my mech to get my working pump in now.

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More advice needed please. My mech has now fitted the working abs pump with partial success. The system now primes and the abs light goes out and the pedal is back to normal, so far so good . However there are no brakes to the rear ? The system has been bled 3times but with no sucess.

What can we try next ?

Other than breaking it lol

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Need to see whether fluid comes out of abs unit to rear line ....
If it does, check it the bias valve at rear axle
If it doesn't flow out of abs unit the solenoid for rear brakes needs looking at

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Thanks, will get those looked at

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Need to see whether fluid comes out of abs unit to rear line ....
If it does, check it the bias valve at rear axle
If it doesn't flow out of abs unit the solenoid for rear brakes needs looking at


Nothings getting to the rear . Would the solenoid also be called a pressure switch? This is what is being sourced next.

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Have you a copy of the abs repair/ test manual

All the test procedures are in there to test components

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No i dont, is it the pinned link ,,,it didnt work for me

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check this ,

thats the correct procedure to bleed the rear brakes in teves mk2 abs system

bleeding_zps9bryoomc.jpg

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Nice one ukash, thanks ;-)

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Still ongoing. Rich is sourcing parts for removal and i have a specialist been recomended to me so will be ringing them. I think i will take whatever route can be done first now.

Has been suggested replace rear wheel speed sensors but i cant see how this would stop the pump supplying any fluid to the rear lines.

If Anyone has any parts on steveo30's list i will take them. Dont even mind doubling up on parts

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Probably my last update to this thread, thankfully. The abs system has been removed!!!! .I went through all the checks followed all the advice and information given by members and through old threads and could not get it fixed. So the parts were sourced. And ive just got the car back today with a fresh mot and clean bill of health. Normal driving resumed. Im so glad that when it breaks now its just an ordinary system to fix and like someone said if you fix the abs and it goes again while driving or just parked its still going to be a nightmare to fix.

My advice to anyone would be if you have the knowledge and skills have a go fixing the abs yourself if not dont waste time and money like i did paying someone to try and solve it. Its an old system with spares availabilty being mostly just 2nd hand parts.

I sourced steveo30's parts list and my mech did the job in less than 3days ( i dont know how many hours, but it was done with other jobs) .Picked car up today and actually enjoyed the drive for the first time in 10mnths. Yes its now a non abs g60 but safety has to come first. Ive left everything in the car ecu/loom sensors etc so if the next owner ever wanted to fit the broken abs for originality he could but thats just crazy lol.

I do have a spare ecu and two pumps one with working motor if anyone wants to collect spares. I need to recoup some of what ive spent lol. Quite happy to strip individual parts like preassure switches if needed.

Anyway. Abs removed. Normal service resumed. Thanks to all that have offered input.
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For anybody in a similar situation. My car was converted by dan at devondubshack. Dan has a usa contact for sourcing the necessary lhd parts and having just done my conversion will be able to do the next one quicker.

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