Mazda 5 ABS pump failure

I own a 2008 Mazda 5. Last week a warning light came on. I took it for a service and have been advised that the ABS pump needs replacing. The part has been quoted at £1449 +VAT and labour.

This is very disappointing as the car has only done 50k miles. I notice from various websites that the ABS pump problem is well-known and also the rust issue could be related to cars of this age coming from China. Please can you advise if I can challenge Mazda to pay for new ABS pump?

Asked on 10 June 2016 by RachelN

Answered by Honest John
The module doesn't need replacing. Only the brake pressure sensor within it does. Take the module off and send it to who will recondition the module, fitting it with a modified brake pressure sensor, for about £400. Then, of course, it needs returning to you and re-fitting to the car.
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