Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit)

Exploded View

Nissan Maxima. Exploded View

  1. From master cylinder secondary side
  2. Grommet
  3. ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) bracket
  4. From master cylinder primary side
  5. To front LH brake caliper
  6. To rear RH brake caliper
  7. To rear LH brake caliper
  8. To front RH brake caliper
  9. ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit)
    Front

Removal and Installation

CAUTION:

  •  Before removal, disconnect the battery negative terminal.
  •  To disconnect the brake tubes, use a flare nut wrench to prevent the flare nuts and brake tubes from being damaged. To connect the brake tubes, use a flare nut torque wrench to tighten to the specified torque.
  •  Do not drop the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit).
  •  Do not remove and install the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) by holding it by the harness.
  •  After installation, bleed the air from the brake lines. Refer to BR-16, "Bleeding Brake System".

NOTE:

When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling.

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal. Refer to PG-67, "Removal and Installation (Battery)".
  2. Remove the front wiper arms. Refer to WW-78, "FRONT WIPER ARMS : Removal and Installation".
  3. Remove the cowl top and RH cowl top extension. Refer to EXT-21, "Removal and Installation".
  4. Disconnect the wiper washer hose.
  5. Remove the strut tower bar. Refer to FSU-13, "Exploded View".
  6. Disconnect the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) connector.
  7. Loosen the brake tube flare nuts, then disconnect the brake tubes from the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit).
  8. Remove the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) nuts.
  9. Remove the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit).
  10. Remove the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) bracket as necessary.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • Bleed brake system, check and adjust brake fluid level as necessary.

CAUTION: Perform the neutral position adjustment for the steering angle sensor

    Sensor rotor

    Yaw rate/side/decel G sensor