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  1. Brake Accumulator was bad

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    My Accumulator was bad and I was moving at startup while the pump was running. For a few seconds anyway. I read here that is the sign. I purchased a Ebay(Atlantic Brittish Ebay Store saved 60 from regular site 162.50 shipped to CA) unit and now Pump rarely runs, when it was starting to run...
  2. Replace brake accumulator before bleeding system?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Haven't posted on here for nine and a half years, now my second post in half an hour! I've just replaced my rear brake lines, calipers and hoses, so now want to change fluid and bleed system. I have a new accumulator, too, and presume that this is better fitted before, rather than after...
  3. P38 Brake accumulator / Hummer?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Group, Did I read somewhere here about utilizing an accumulator from a Hummer for the ABS sytem? I am doing some work on a Lexus Lx470 and that vehicle utilizes a similar accumulator for he active suspension and I want to see the similarities of the Rover, GM and Lexus accumulators in my shop...
  4. Removing ABS Accumulator

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I've read a few guides about removing the abs accumulator, but i'm struggling to get it undone. Can anyone suggest what tools people have used to get it off? I've got a crappy oil filter wrench liek this: http://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/product-info/en/US/grn/25415/image/3/ , but it just...
  5. Help with Diagnosis ABS pump or Accumulator - vid

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    New p38 owner trying to figure out all the bugs. 2002 with bad ( or no) maintenance. When you hit the brakes the traction, brake and abs lights come on momentarily with this sound. From what I read it seems it's the abs pump or the Accumulator . Any insight would be appreciated! ***here is the...
  6. ABS Pump and Accumulator Diagnostics

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi, I´ve recently bought a P38 Range Rover and the latest issue (of many already!) that I have experienced is somehow related to the braking system. Both ABS and emergency brake lights come on at every first push of the brake pedal meanwhile I can hear the pump running. Looking at this page...
  7. Can a bad brake accumulator prevent ABS pump from operating?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Can a bad brake accumulator prevent ABS pump from operating? Or is this more likely due to a bad ABS pressure switch? Relay checks out OK (relay test becnh test OK, and I have 12v at the control pin). Pump operates if I jump it at the relay pins. Can a collapsed accumulator force the...
  8. abs fault after replacing accumulator.....

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Sorry if this adds clutter to the forum but I think It looked like my previous post was solved. Im still in a bit of a mess. I had very poor brakes, all three dash lights, an abs fault in the message center, but a cycling pump. Now with a new accumulator I have great brakes, I still have a...
  9. Break Accumulator Wabco STC2784 alternative

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Dear Fellow Forum Members / P38 Owners, I am faced with having to replace the Break Accumulator Wabco STC2784 on my 1996 P3b GEMs 4.0 again. Because the part is so darn expensive (BA list $250) I did some internet research I found a post about the Wabco accumulator STC2784 on Chrysler TC by...
  10. Abs Module Issue?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    My 2000 Land Rover Range Rover has had the three amigos issue since I've owned it. It has always made a "clicking noise" that lasted for a few seconds when turning the ignition on and when shutting off. A couple of months ago, I replaced the ABS Accumulator and it didn't remove the amigos...
  11. So... about that accumulator replacement...

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I have now broken two "metal oil wrenches". So... where do I go from here? I have the whole ABS unit from a 2002... should I just swap the whole thing?
  12. Do I need a new abs accumulator?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    My problem started shortly after I bought my p38. When I start up the car after leaving it for 5-6 hours I get brake and traction control lights on. They stay on under 30 seconds (making me think my pump is good). While the lights are on my brake peddle feels strong but has almost no effect. If...
  13. ABS fault even after new accumulator

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi! I just replaced the accumulator on my 2000 Range. Unfortunately, the abs along with traction and brake light are still on. The pump runs fine and pedal is firm. When the pump stops running all lights go away, as soon as I press the brake pedal, they come back on along with abs fault...
  14. ABS Accumulator Replacement. '99 P38 4.0

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    After feeling proud of myself for finally replacing my ABS accumulator I have to thank all in the forum who have provided guides, help, comments and uploaded photos. I took me 15mins and am AMAZED how much better my truck brakes. So if you are getting the 3 amigos symptom and believe it can...
  15. Air in accumulator?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi, I’ve not long had my abs actuator changed by a local garage. On the way back the brakes were nearly useless. I looked into the engine bay and it was covered in brake fluid with the abs pump running and making a racket. I managed to limp back and they apparently didn't tighten the high...
  16. Abs brake pump & Accumulator issues

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello all, I am experiancing an issue with my 91 classic. This is what happen before i changed the Accumulator .. The pump would kick on when i started up and stay on for 120 seconds then it would kick back on in 25 seconds and run for a short 2 seconds. I gathered that i should change the...
  17. Recharged ABS Brake Accumulator

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    After a week of testing my recharged ABS Accumulator I will reveal my source to all who are interested. I actually fumbled across an old post from a few years ago about a man by the name of David Kase who is well known in the Audi world for recharging their brake accumulators. This is the post...
  18. ABS Accumulator & Technical Service Bulletin Questions

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hello from Dallas. It has been a while since I have posted a question. I have a 2002 P38 with 85,000 miles on it. I need to replace the ABS Accumulator. I purchased one and just received it. I have gone through the procedure on this site and it looks pretty straight forward. I do have a couple...
  19. ABS Fault - sensors accumulator and other stuff

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hello, Everytime y turn on the ignition (not turning on the engine itself) appear on the center console "ABS Fault", three chimes. But after I start to drive the message disappears and no Light ABS, Park light or TC are on during the time the motor is running. When I press the brake pedal...
  20. best price for P38 Brake accumulator

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    hey guys I have a 2001 4.6 HSE with what I believe to be a bad/worn brake accumulator. I checked eBay and the prices range in the $250+ Shipping range. Is this the best price? where are you guys buying your Brake Accumulators? Thanks KEN
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