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Old 02-21-2013, 12:40 AM
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BTW, someone PM'd me a few times today from the E38 side asking about the pinout on the older ABS control modules.

Here's the content of that PM exchange today, so that others may benefit from the effort.

I have recently bought BMW 1998 740iL Sedan E38. I have problems with ABS Module & Wheel Sensor. I read your post but I have different ABS Connector it has 15 holes. Where can I find which hole are for which wheel sensor? I don't know which connector should I test. one connected to ABS? or one behind glove box (ABS/ASC computer connector) describe in My model is E38 I hope if I will take glove box out it wont turn out there are different connections.

here is how my connector looks like:
My answer was as follows:
I think everything you need is already in the referenced thread.
Remember, 200,000 people (views anyway) have visited that thread, and there are about 650 posts - all containing great information and lots of photos and diagrams.
So - by now - almost all the possible questions have been asked and answered already.
For example, this is the same 15-pin connector you have which was already shown long ago in post #498

But more importantly, you should scroll to post #333 which shows in detail the right connectors for your style of ABS control module setup:

More information is in post 341

And, more information is in the next half dozen posts after that.

Hope this helps but it's best to post your question to the forum and not in a PM simply because that will help others also.
Good luck.
Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need

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