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Hi All. Been lurking here for a while, and find it a true treasure trove of valuable advice. However.... i'm now at the gallon of petrol and match stage to make all my problems go away.

Have a big lovely 2003 TDV6 with her fair share of miles on her, but as was fully serviced when i took ownership of her i figured why the hell not.

A few months ago, on my commute, i left the village and as i reached the 40 zone i accelerated.... sluggish doesn't even come close... the 40 only lasts for a very short distance before turning a 60, so foot down and nothing..... then the ABS / engine light came on and as i looked for a place to pull over as soon as i applied less throttle it more or less came to a shuddering halt. Long story short (ish) the brakes had all jammed on. Now i don't know if they were on all the way which i very much doubt, but as only had traveled less than a few miles at very low speeds i can't say for certain.

Solution: unplug ABS unit, and release pressure in brake fluid doodah in far left corner. No ABS jamming on, put also therefore no speedo, no ABS and a bunch of warnings scrolling across the dash.

I had read about this issue being possible down to a failing wheel speed sensor so i had my garage replace them all, and it ran wonderfully...for about a week... then the same thing again...

Currently parked up as i don't mind lack of ABS but having no speedo does make me fear about the fuzz....
 

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Which errors did you get before you replaced the sensors and after?
In case you didn't, check whether wheel speed is reported correctly on all 4.

Usually, something like this happens if one sensor on each axle plays up.

Or the cable is interrupted, or a short. That is what you have to look at the speed on each wheel

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Hi,

Appreciate your reply. After it happened the first time it barely moved until i got it into the garage. He cleared out the codes, and all was well. How do i go about checking whether wheel speed is reporting correctly on all 4? I have zero diagnostic tools of my own.

What i find weird is that after the sensors were all replaced she ran fine... although the only factor that is common in both scenarios is we had very heavy rain, but i can't believe something like a RR would be affected by some good old Scottish weather?
 
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