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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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I have anti skid service required and a text about that not

Customer Question

JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: I have anti skid service required and a text about that not for the moment i use. For some weeks ago I changed the left front abs ring that was broken.
JA: Have you checked the fluids? Have the brakes been shaking or squeaking?
Customer: Really, sometimes the brakes are shaking when braking, but not allways.
JA: What is the model/year of your Volvo?
Customer: XC90 -2006
JA: What year is your XC90?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have read about that and have tried to change also the turning wheel rotation sensor.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: As I wrote I have changed an broken abs ring on left front.
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Volvo Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Matt replied 3 months ago.


can I ask did you replace the sensor on the corner with the broken ABS ring?

as its quite common for the broken ring to then clout the sensor and damage it

you can check each sensor's function by plugging the two output wires into an AC voltmeter and spinning the wheel quite quickly, you should get a voltage signal that increases with rev's.

Its possible that the fault is only a bad connection to one of the wheel sensors.

This may be remedied by removing each wheel in turn and unplugging each sensor and cleaning the contacts with a squirt of electrical contact cleaner. Then refitting.

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