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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 slips.

Something like this work:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...filter-wrench.jpg/220px-Oil-filter-wrench.jpg

or this?

http://c.shld.net/rpx/i/s/i/spin/image/spin_prod_208523001?hei=333&wid=333&op_sharpen=1

Cheers
Kev
 

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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 slips.

Something like this work:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/Oil-filter-wrench.jpg/220px-Oil-filter-wrench.jpg

or this?

http://c.shld.net/rpx/i/s/i/spin/image/spin_prod_208523001?hei=333&wid=333&op_sharpen=1

Cheers
Kev
I use something very similar to the second one I've picked out in red. They're not usually incredibly tight- the seal is by O ring, not mechanical. Just make sure you do the 30 pedal pushes first, unless you enjoy a brake fluid shampoo!
 

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It does have a hex on the bottom for a spanner, but the clearance isn't enough with it fitted to get a normal spanner in there - you would need a super slim one to fit with it bolted to pump.

I use an oil filter strap wrench to loosen them off.
 

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yeh, i noticed the hex on the new one and went and fetched a 22mm spanner, then realised it wouldnt actually fit between the housing and pump :(

I've ordered one like the middle link, hopefully that will shift it.

Cheers!
 

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I've always used a 22mm spanner. It is tight, but there is one angle you can get at it. Anything but the fattest of spanners should fit, if it doesn't, you can always slim it down with a grinder.
 

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Maybe its easier on LHD cars due to the different orientation of things. I tried with my spanner and just couldnt get it even close.

Chain wrench is hopefully arriving today.
 

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I use a strap wrench and they always come right off with slow and steady pull. Chain wrenches like to slip a bit. If you have an old inner tube laying around pop a section on the accumulator so the chain has something to bite into.
 
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