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Service Manual Supplement

Volvo Trucks North America, Inc.
Greensboro, NC USA Date Group Page

This Service Bulletin is a supplement to Service Manual, Group 59, “Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Bendix, VNL, VNM” publication number PV776–29984/1.

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Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Bendix VNL, VNM

Replacing Wheel Speed Sensors

W5000579

(Effective from November 1999) This information contains the corrected procedures for removing and installing wheel speed sensors on the front and rear axles. In particular, please note the following:

CAUTION
Possible sensor damage. DO NOT pull on the sensor cable to remove it, as this may permanently damage the sensor. DO NOT use any device to pry the sensor from its mounting block, as this may damage the steel casing on the sensor and can void any existing warranty.

Contents • “Wheel Speed Sensor, Replacement (Front)” page 2 • “Wheel Speed Sensor, Replacement (Rear)” page 4

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3 Using wheel lift 9999676. as this may damage the steel casing on the sensor and can void any existing warranty. Removal 1 Park the vehicle on a level surface. and frame rail. cam rollers. and block the wheels. Using a slight twisting motion. causing personal injury or death. Remove the mounting bolts for the sensor bracket. remove the sensor from its mounting block. Make sure vehicle ignition is in the OFF position. . Back off the slack adjuster. DO NOT pull on the sensor cable to remove it. 1 2 3 4 5 Spider mounting bolts Sensor bracket Sensor Spring clip Tooth wheel W5000635 CAUTION Possible sensor damage. Apply the parking brake. DO NOT use any device to pry the sensor from its mounting block. place the transmission in neutral. Place jack stands under the axle. and block the rear wheels. Jacks can slip out from under the truck or fall over. set the parking brakes. place the transmission in neutral. remove the wheel from the axle. 5 Remove the brake drum. bracket. Use extreme care not to damage the tooth wheel or the sensor. Do not work under a vehicle supported only by jacks. 4 If equipped with spring brakes. Failure to do so can result in unexpected vehicle movement and can cause serious personal injury or death. 2 Raise the wheel with the faulty sensor. as this may permanently damage the sensor.Page 2 5939-03-02-01 Wheel Speed Sensor. release the brakes. and brake shoes. Cut the tie straps along the sensor cable. Remove the P-clips at the S-cam tube. return spring. Replacement (Front) See also: 6 • “Replacing Wheel Speed Sensors” page 1 Before working on a vehicle. Always use jack stands under the truck.

8 Disconnect any fasteners that hold the sensor cable and the hose clamp to other components. 10 Pull the sensor cable through the hole in the frame rail. Note: Spring clip must be installed with the flange stops facing the inboard side of the vehicle. 6 Date 11. and install the rubber grommet. Use of a sharp instrument or hammer can permanently damage the sensor. 8 Install the brake lining onto the spider housing. up the brake chamber airline. Fasten the sensor cable to the brake air line using a tie strap. DO NOT use a hammer to drive the sensor into position. 2 Insert the sensor cable through the brake spider housing. J-42942 Installation 1 Push the sensor spring clip all the way into the mounting block. 11 Remove the jack stand(s) from under the vehicle. 645 ± 35 Nm (475 ± 25 ft-lb) 175 ± 15 Nm (129 ± 11 ft-lb) . Service Manual Supplement 7 Remove the sensor spring clip from the mounting block. 13 Readjust brakes. Install P-clip inside the frame rail. adjust the sensor against the tooth wheel. 9 Disconnect the sensor from the vehicle wiring at the connector closest to the sensor. 3 Connect the sensor cable connector.99 Group Page 59 02 3(6) CAUTION Potential sensor damage. Tighten the bracket to 175 ± 15 Nm (129 ± 11 ft-lb). 7 Using a ABS sensor adjustment tool J42942. Inc. and brake drum. Install the return spring. Scam rollers. DO NOT use a screwdriver or sharp instrument to insert or adjust the sensor. 4 Install the sensor into the bracket and spring clip. 9 Install the wheel and tighten wheel nuts to 645 ± 35 Nm (475 ± 25 ft-lb). 10 Adjust the front axle brakes.Volvo Trucks North America. around the Scam tube and bracket. Install the bracket and sensor onto the spider assembly. 5 Install the P-clip on the S-cam tube and bracket. 12 Lower the vehicle and remove the wheel blocks. and route the cable along the frame rail.

remove the wheel from the axle. and block the rear wheels. causing personal injury or death. place the transmission in neutral. and brake shoes. 3 Using wheel lift 9999676. cam rollers. Bendix. and block the wheels. Removal 1 Park the vehicle on a level surface. VNM 5939-03-02-02 Wheel Speed Sensor. Place jack stands under the axle. 2 Raise the wheel with the faulty sensor. 4 If equipped with spring brakes. Back off the slack adjuster. place the transmission in neutral. Always use jack stands under the truck. Apply the parking brake. set the parking brakes. VNL. return spring. Replacement (Rear) See also: • “Replacing Wheel Speed Sensors” page 1 IMPACT Function Group 593 Information Type: Description ”Sensor Adjustment Check” Before working on a vehicle. release the brakes. Make sure vehicle ignition is in the OFF position. Do not work under a vehicle supported only by jacks. 5 Remove the brake drum. refer to: Service Manual PV776–TSP25433/1 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS). Jacks can slip out from under the truck or fall over. .Page 4 14 Verify proper sensor adjustment. Failure to do so can result in unexpected vehicle movement and can cause serious personal injury or death.

Use extreme care not to damage the tooth wheel or the sensor. bracket. Tighten the bracket to 225 ± 25 Nm (166 ± 18 ft-lb).Volvo Trucks North America. DO NOT use any device to pry the sensor from its mounting block. Install P-clip inside the frame rail. Installation 1 Push the sensor spring clip all the way into the mounting block. 4 Install the sensor into the bracket and spring clip. and frame rail. Service Manual Supplement 6 Date 11. around the Scam tube. as this may permanently damage the sensor. up the brake chamber airline. bracket. 5 Install the P-clip on the S-cam tube and bracket. W5000702 1 2 3 4 5 Spider mounting bolts Sensor bracket Sensor Spring clip Tooth wheel CAUTION Possible sensor damage. 9 Disconnect the sensor from the vehicle wiring at the connector closest to the sensor. Install the bracket and sensor onto the spider assembly. remove the sensor from its mounting block. 2 Insert the sensor cable through the brake spider housing. Inc. Note: Spring clip must be installed with the flange stops facing the inboard side of the vehicle.99 Group Page 59 02 5(6) 7 Remove the sensor spring clip from the mounting block. 225 ± 25 Nm (166 ± 18 ft-lb) . DO NOT pull on the sensor cable to remove it. 8 Disconnect any fasteners that hold the sensor cable and the hose clamp to other components. Fasten the sensor cable to the brake air line using a tie strap. and route the cable along the frame rail. 10 Pull the sensor cable through the hole in the frame rail. Remove the P-clips at the S-cam tube. Remove the mounting bolts for the sensor bracket. Using a slight twisting motion. as this may damage the steel casing on the sensor and can void any existing warranty. 3 Connect the sensor cable connector. Cut the tie straps along the sensor cable.

8 Install the brake lining onto the spider housing. 13 Readjust brakes. adjust the sensor against the tooth wheel. 9 Install the wheel and tighten wheel nuts to 645 ± 35 Nm (475 ± 25 ft-lb). and install the rubber grommet. VNM CAUTION Potential sensor damage. 7 Using ABS sensor adjustment tool J42942. Use of a sharp instrument or hammer can permanently damage the sensor. and brake drum. 14 Verify proper sensor adjustment.Page 6 6 11 Remove the jack stand(s) from under the vehicle. VNL. 10 Adjust the rear axle brakes. Install the return spring. J-42942 IMPACT 645 ± 35 Nm (475 ± 25 ft-lb) Function Group 593 Information Type: Description ”Sensor Adjustment Check” . Bendix. DO NOT use a screwdriver or sharp instrument to insert or adjust the sensor. 12 Lower the vehicle and remove the wheel blocks. refer to: Service Manual PV776–TSP25433/1 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS). Scam rollers. DO NOT use a hammer to drive the sensor into position.