Just purchased a 1995 Honda Accord w/67kmi original on it. The car is
beautiful, runs great...but I seem to be running into the '1990's Honda
ABS issue' that Ive read so much about.
When I first start the car, the ABS is off. However, after about 20-30
minutes of highway driving, it will come on. If I cycle the ignition
while driving, it will stay off for another 20 - 30 minutes or so and
then come on again.
Id like to be able to check the diagnostics light to see what code this
unit is sending out, but for all the pages Ive read there isnt a clear
description on how to do it.
-Where is the ABS diagnostics socket located?
-What is the procedure to check the error codes? (Ive heard of
jumpering pins and checking a flashing light - which pins and which
There was supposedly a tech2tech.com document on this, but that page is
no longer active.
Ive read about the plugs leaking on the pump/modulator assembly, and
there is a documented procedure for tightening them. Anyone have a
link to this?
If this is the ABS pump unit, I see that they are $1000+ new.
Thankfully, Ive found a place that sells them used & tested for about
$175 a unit:
At least I can just shit the ABS down and brake as normal, but Id
really like all the features on the car to work!!
Any help would be greatly appreciated.