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Old 12-29-2009, 12:43 PM
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Hey gang, Happy New Year almost. Got a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 with about 107,000 miles and she is starting to cost me some money. Been trying to do most of the work myself with help from a couple of my friends. About a month ago, we did front U-joints, ball joints, rotors and calipers. In the process of removing the ABS sensors we damaged them. I had to put the damaged back in until new sensors fit in my budget. When I put the old back in, I notice grease inside the hub hole that recieves the sensor (new grease from all the other work). Now I have the new sensors and assume I need to clean that hole completely before I install it. How should I do it?
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Is long as the new sensors slide in and out I wouldnt attempt to clean them. The last thing you want is something in the hub that will deteriorate the grease and cause bearing failure.
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I would say it's ok to clean out the old grease . I would put a light layer of antiseize in the hole and on the sensor , just incase you have to remove it in the future . Keep you from destroying the new sensor .
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Thanks for your prompt responses. My next project is to address an electrical issue that started after my thermostat stuck and it over heated. I think anti-freeze spray may have caused some problems with alt or other electrical components.
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