How to Replace an ABS Wheel Speed Sensor on Mitsubishi

Vehicle:   Mitsubishi
Difficulty: ⚫⚫⚪⚪⚪
DIY Cost: $20-$65
Est. Time: 1 hour

In this guide, you will find instructions on how to replace the ABS sensor on Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander, Mirage, Eclipse, Galant, Raider, Montero, Pajero.

One of the common problems that trigger Mitsubishi ABS and Traction lights to come on, is a defective wheel speed sensor also referred to as the ABS sensor.

Symptoms

  • ABS light on
  • Traction control light on
  • No speed input from a wheel speed sensor
  • ABS service required message on dashboard

Procedure

  1. Park vehicle in a safe work area.park mitsubishi
  2. Loosen the lug nuts but do not remove them just yet.loosen lug nuts

  3. Jack up the vehicle and remove the wheel where you have a bad ABS sensor. jack up vehicle

  4. Support the vehicle with jack stands.support mitsubishi with jack stands

  5. Remove the wheel from the wheel hub.

    remove mitsubishi wheel abs speed sensor
  6. Locate the ABS wheel speed sensor.Mitsubishi wheel speed sensor abs sensor location lancer outlander

  7. Remove the ABS sensor bolt then pull out the wheel speed sensor.

    mitsubishi abs sensor location
  8. Remove the wire from the steering knuckle.mitsubishi abs wheel speed sensor wire

  9. Unplug the ABS wire from the connector located at the wheel well.disconnect mitsubsihi abs wheel speed sensor

  10. Install the new ABS sensor on the steering knuckle and route the wire the same way as the old sensor.

  11. Connect the new ABS sensor. The ABS sensor will click when it is fully inserted.

  12. Install the wheel and lug nuts and lower the vehicle.

  13. Tighten the lug nuts in a criss-cross pattern.

  14. Start the vehicle and drive for a few minutes. The ABS warning light should reset on its own.

If the light remains on, use a Mitsubishi ABS scanner to read the fault codes from the ABS module.

If you replace the wheel speed sensor and the ABS light stays on, there is a possibility that you have a damaged ABS wire or a faulty ABS module.

 

By YOUCANIC Automotive Experts
Jun 2020
How to Replace an ABS Wheel Speed Sensor on Mitsubishi In this guide, you will find instructions on how to replace the ABS sensor on Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander, Mirage, Eclipse, Galant, Raider, Montero, Pajero. One of the common problems that trigger Mitsubishi ABS and Traction lights to come on, is a defective wheel speed sensor also referred to as the ABS sensor.