Nissan Maxima Braking: ABS Warning Lamp Is On

Tech Tip: Nissan Maxima’s ABS Activates On Normal Braking, ABS Warning Lamp Is On

If you confirm that the ABS light is on with one or more of the following DTCs stored - C1105, C1110, C1124, C1126 - and/or the ABS system activates with normal braking, follow the Service Procedure.

Applied VINs:

2004-’06 all VINs
2007 built before 1N4BA41 E(*)7C 806900


The ABS light is on with one or more of the following DTC stored,

– C1105 – RR RH Sensor 2
– C1110 – Controller Failure
– C1124 – RR LH IN ABS SOL
– C1126 – RR RH IN ABS SOL

and/or the ABS system activates with normal braking.

Service Procedure: fig. 1

1. Remove only the right rear (passenger side) brake rotor, wheel hub assembly and baffle plate (see Fig. 1).fig. 2

2. Remove the plastic hub cap (see Fig. 2).

3. Remove the right rear ABS wheel sensor as follows:

  a. Apply corrosion penetrant to the sensor bolt.

  b. Use a punch and hammer to lightly tap the sensor bolt.fig. 3

  c. Remove the sensor bolt and sensor (see Fig. 3).

4. Clean any corrosion off of the knuckle, baffle plate and wheel hub assembly.

– Use a non-metal brush on the wheel hub assembly. A metal brush may damage components.fig. 4

– A wire wheel or metal brush can be used on the knuckle and baffle plate.

5. Grind or file a notch in the locating hole (see Fig. 4). fig. 5

Before grinding – see Fig. 5.

After grinding – see Fig. 6.Fig. 6

6. Install the new plastic hub cap.

7. Reassemble all parts removed in reverse order. Make sure to use a new ABS wheel sensor.

8. If code C1124 and/or C1126 was stored, replace the ABS actuator.

9. If you did not replace the ABS actuator in step 8, do the following:

  a. Use CONSULT-II to clear all ABS DTCs.

  b. Test-drive the vehicle.

  c. Recheck for code C1110.

  d. If code C1110 is stored, replace the ABS actuator.

10. Test-drive the vehicle; make sure the incident is fixed and the ABS light does not come back on.

Courtesy of ALLDATA.


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