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Tesla ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement DIY

This guide provides instructions on how to replace an ABS sensor.

Tesla ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement DIY
ESTIMATED TIME 30 min
DIY COST $20-$50
DIFFICULTY Easy

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Park the vehicle on level ground and set the parking brakes. 
  2. Loosen the lug nuts but do not remove them yet. 
  3. Jack up the front of the vehicle and secure it with jack stands. Do not rely only on the floor jack. 
  4. Remove the lug nuts and remove the wheel from the vehicle. 
  5. Remove the 10mm bolt that secures the ABS sensor to the steering knuckle
  6. Remove the ABS wire from the vehicle. 
  7. Unplug the ABS wire. There is a connection by the frame where you disconnect the sensor. 
  8. Install the new sensor in reverse order. 
  9. Install the wheel and lug nuts. 
  10. Lower vehicle and tighten the lug nuts to specification. 

That's it. Replacing the front ABS wheel speed sensor on a Tesla Model 3 is straightforward and takes about thirty minutes. 

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Tesla ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement DIY This guide provides instructions on how to replace an ABS sensor.