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Has anyone ever had their ABS sensor actually break off and fall inside the bearing? Of course the bearing failed and I'm in the process of replacing it. What is the easiest way to get the hub off...I have been struggling to get it off.
 

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That is an ugly hub. Well just to make sure the proper removal process is tire, caliper, caliper mount, rotor, lockers, interior snap ring, four bolts that hold the hub on, and finally prying the hub away. Two tricky parts are the snap ring and the prying the hub away. The snap ring is a pain in the butt any way you look at it so bravo if you got it off and if not you might need to trial and error different snap ring pliers until you get it. The second being prying the hub off is more or less a patience thing. For me I simply started with a thin flat head screw driver and hammer working the outside you should find a gap between the hub and carrier to work with. After you get a gap started you can either move to a thicker flat head or in my case a curved pry bar and simply work side to side. It should come out easily after you get the seal to break, but getting that first little bit can be slow going. As for your problem of the sensor falling in can't say I've had that happen.
 

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What you said about the snap ring is so true. I bought 2 different sets of snap ring pliers and neither of them worked because the gap is so small they weren't long enough to reach. I ended up buying a set of snap ring pliers from Harbor Freight and got it out. I haven't been able to beat on the hub today to try and get it off, that's tomorrows project.
 

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I'd start with a broom, followed up with some compressed air to get all that crap out of the way.

You don't want that falling into the hub area....
 

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I ended up breaking 2 snap ring pliers, one was a snap on set. I ended up ordering gearwrench 82033 double x external snap ring pliers off amazon. They are heavy duty, thin and worked for me and they were only 34 dollars.
 

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Also recommend getting a pick set because even with those pliers, it took about 45 minutes of me messing with it. Puting them back on was super easy, just taking them off sucked!
 

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Ok, so I finally got it off and replaced. I bought 2 set of snap ring pliers that wouldn't fit inside, ended up buying a set of snap ring pliers from Harbor Freight to get that off. Then I couldn't get it to budge at all, even after all 4 nuts were removed. Someone on Facebook shared a video with me that shows how to use a socket extension and the power steering to get it to pop loose, worked like a champ. Then it took me a lot of swearing an patience to get the snap ring back on. I appreciate the help you guys gave.
 

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NC1yocum, can you please share the video, I’m also on Facebook Stephen Shook
Hopefully you're the one I sent the message to. Check your other messages since we aren't friends.
 

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Ok, so I finally got it off and replaced. I bought 2 set of snap ring pliers that wouldn't fit inside, ended up buying a set of snap ring pliers from Harbor Freight to get that off. Then I couldn't get it to budge at all, even after all 4 nuts were removed. Someone on Facebook shared a video with me that shows how to use a socket extension and the power steering to get it to pop loose, worked like a champ. Then it took me a lot of swearing an patience to get the snap ring back on. I appreciate the help you guys gave.
I’d love the video as well. I just replaced one side and it was a bear!
 

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I replaced one side and reused the speed sensor. However, now I’m getting random abs/advance track warnings. Has anyone else experienced this? Could it be from not replacing the speed sensor? Could it be from having one wheel assemble factory and other MOG? Any thoughts?
 

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odds are it is the speed sensor. Hubs shouldn't matter on whose name is on the box.
 
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