How to fix the 6N2 ABS Signal Outside Specifications Fault

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Re: How to fix the 6N2 ABS Signal Outside Specifications Fault

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Yes but I wouldn't recommend it. You'll have absolutely no ABS
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alexperkins wrote:Yes but I wouldn't recommend it. You'll have absolutely no ABS
I survived.

Also, the fix described here is spot on, thanks for the info provided.
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Goodo 8)
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Re: How to fix the 6N2 ABS Signal Outside Specifications Fault

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Just had a call from the garage, looks like my Polo has this issue. Trying to decide whether or not to have a bash at doing it myself or try a second hand pump and get the garage to fit it. Just have a few questions to help me decide:

1) My car is the GTI, does this fix cover the GTI as well?

2) Where abouts it the module I need to remove on the GTI engine? Is it easy to remove? Is there anything else I need to remove to get access? And how exactly do I remove it?

Any pictures/guides would be very much appreciated!

Thanks in advance.
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A second hand pump (bear in mind, its only the controller you need) will probably have the beginnings of this fault too.

1) Yes it covers the GTI

2) Its on the right hand side of the engine bay - follow all the brake lines as they all come back to the ABS module. You need a special E5 torx driver to remove the ABS controller - follow the guide from the start

Im still offering a repair service on these if you dont feel comfortable doing this yourself, providing you are happy to remove it and post it down to me.
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Thanks for the reply. I'm going to pick the car up after work so I'll have a crack at getting the module off. I should have the torx bit as I just got the Halfords 200 piece socket set so fingers crossed it's in there. If I get it off I'll see if I fancy opening it up myself, if not I will probably take you up on that offer. How much would you charge?

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Check it includes the E5 as its a funny size bit and alot of sets dont include it

£50 including return postage bud
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I've got the E5, got the module off and I've had a crack at getting it open but I just can't get the top cover off. I've cut pretty deep right around the edge of the casing and a fair bit of silicone has come out but it still won't budge. I can't get any leverage to pop the top off, everything I try just seems to chip and damage the casing. Any tips?

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They are ultrasonic welded so it’s a bit concerning if silicone has come out

Cut one section a bit deeper. You might find using a sharp Stanley knife blade carefully to cut the last section easier
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I'm so sorry I haven't read the orignal post properly at all; I've been trying to cut down into the seam between the top and bottom pieces. Thinking I could clean up the old sealant and then just reseal, I'm supposed to be cutting the top piece off through the plastic rather than cutting an already existing seam aren't I. I feel a bit stupid now. Thanks for your help, I'll give it another go tonight when I have a hacksaw handy.
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You are cutting where the two pieces have been fused together
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Yeah, serves me right for not reading your original post properly.
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Hi, I'm yet another member suffering with ABS pump issues on my 2001 1.9TDI Estate.

I'm planning to get another ABS unit and would appreciate it if you could " doctor" it for me?

If its possible, please let me know how to get in touch, Thanks, Frank
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Hi frank. Just PM me
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Have sent a message but no reply , PM'd you direct .
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