1996 850R Code for Right Rear Wheel Sensor

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wackenhut
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Year and Model: 850R 1996
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1996 850R Code for Right Rear Wheel Sensor

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I am getting a code for the Right Rear Wheel Sensor. The traction control light comes on and I get a pulsation occasionally when I am braking while driving. What is involved in replacing this sensor? Is this what is causing the pulsation?

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Post by mecheng »

I had this problem 2x.

The first time I replaced the sensor and wiring all the
Way up to the trunk by removing the wire pins
From the yellow harness.

The 2nd time I spliced the sensor in by soldering the
Wires and heat shrinking them. I used ebay sensors because they are ridiculously expensive and any sensor
Will work fine
1998 Volvo S70 T5 - SE - 240km - Sold July 2018
1997 Volvo 850 GLT - 190km
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