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98 Ram Van 1500 ABS components.. HELP!

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Old 04-08-2008, 10:03 PM
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Default 98 Ram Van 1500 ABS components.. HELP!

Need help with parts interchange.... Got a 98 Ram Van B1500 V6... No idea if its 2 or 4 wheel ABS... battery acid has leaked on some of the brake components mounted on driver-side outer firewall underneath the battery tray and badly corroded the parts and brake lines....

I think these are the ABS computer, some kind of ABS soleniod and a proportioning valve...... The solenoid has an electrical pigtail with 4 wires.. (green, black, blue, white). Pigtail is approx. 8 inches long. letters stamped on this part are X155 8A. It has one input and one output for brake lines. What I think is a proportioning valve has 2 inputs, 2 outputs and one electric connector to receive an incoming lead from the wiring harness. Letters stamped on this are FA 08 KH 1578.

Can anyone confirm these parts and possibly provide alisting of other Dodge vehicles that would have the same parts... or point me to a website that lists them?

I got a quote from local Dodge dealership just for the proportioning valve to the tune of $300.... Too much!
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Old 04-08-2008, 10:07 PM
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Sorry.... forgot to include other unusual symptoms prior to the brake lines finally going... Speedo stops working intermittently and engine dies when you brake heavily. Just before engine cuts out, lights on dash noticably dim. If you notice them dimming and immediately let off the brake pedal, it avoids stalling out.
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Old 04-08-2008, 10:19 PM
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OK... one last addition... I did find something on ebay (not that I want to "plug" them), but the photos are dead-on what I'm dealing with....
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...95802&rd=1
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Old 04-10-2008, 11:27 AM
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Default RE: 98 Ram Van 1500 ABS components.. HELP!

Recall date: 09-27-2004
Units potentially affected: 44,588
NHTSA campaign number: 04V185000
Defective part or component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Description: On certain van and wagon vehicles equipped with 4-wheel antilock brake systems (ABS), aftermarket batteries may leak electrolyte onto the ABS control module connector, which can compromise sealing integrity of the connector. This may allow development of a short circuit in the connector, which could eventually lead to a fire. Dealers will inspect the ABS control module connector for electrolyte damage and replace the connector as necessary. Owner notification began on September 27, 2004.
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Old 04-11-2008, 07:46 AM
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Default RE: 98 Ram Van 1500 ABS components.. HELP!

If you have rear ABS there will be a sensor located at the top of the rear differential housing with a wire running to it. The wire may run in tandem with your rear brake line. You may also see a rear ABS control module located under the the glove box tray. It is an electronic box with a snap-in connector located on the end, usually black plastic. Itshould belabeled "Kelsey-Hayes."
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Old 04-13-2008, 12:25 AM
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Here's the official recall link to the NTSHA site for this problem.

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/pr...p;summary=true

a clip of the recall to fix the problem --->

Remedy:
Click the image to open in full size. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ABS CONTROL MODULE CONNECTOR FOR ELECTROLYTE DAMAGE AND REPLACE THE CONNECTOR AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

CHRYSLER RECALL NO. D20. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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