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Re: Abs fault
If the bearing isn't marked to indicate the magnetic side use a paper clip or similar to find the magnetic side.
The magnetic strip incorporated into the bearing seal is very delicate and is very easily damaged and they can even be damaged from the shop.
There's some interesting reading in THIS THREAD
and Voxmagna explains how to test the signal from the bearing / sensor.
I've seen a lot of master cylinders fail immediately after brake bleeding, this is often caused by the pedal being pressed right to the floor which causes the rubber seals inside the master cylinder to travel to a part of the cylinder that is never used under normal use. This part of the cylinder can have corrosion which can damage the seals, the seals then let fluid past which shows as a sinking pedal.
If you do bleed the brakes using the pedal make sure to only ever push it half way down.
Please take the time to enter your vehicle details in the "What's current in your garage?" box.
To do this:
Hover over the "TOOLS" tab at the top of the page
> then in the dropdown click on "User Dashboard"
> click on "Edit Your Details" at the top Left hand side.
> scroll down to the "What's current in your garage?" box and enter your vehicle details.
> Once the details are entered scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "Save Changes"
Currently in TTT's garage:
2001 Renault Laguna II 1.9dCi Dynamique Sport Tourer