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Abs brake warning light comes on and rear brakes remain stuck on

After a couple of brake pedal applications my abs brake warning light comes on. When this happens my rear brakes remain in the locked position and will not release.

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    the brake lights go off before the brake pedal is released, what could make this happen?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Brakes are not working

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    abs lights goes off and makes a sound and then stops when I slow down and when I go back to 50 mpg it will do it again

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    the brake warning light comes on and off

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    brake warning light stays on,occasional abs light

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I would bypass abs contraption with new line.(87 dually) abs located under drivers side cab looks very susceptible and is known to fail.I would trust my foot before that old thing.Im rippin it out of my truck & replacing it with new line all the way back.Old lines rusted pretty bad.Better safe than sorry.unplug light bulb or just leave it in .Jersey cant say anything if its 94 or older at inspection.that goes for all the lights.For me,older is better.I dont know what setup you have or if you sold it, you could try replacing it for about 160 at advanced.I hope its not the computer screwin up,thats probably a dealer item.Try unpluging hydraulic unit for shits & giggles.Go over rear brakes again before you start cutting.

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

  • ngadan Dec 26, 2008

    I should add the state of New Jersey does fail you for inspection if your 94 & older car/truck has the check engine or ABS light on in the dash.I appreciate my chevy dumdum lights because they help me see how fast Im goin at night.dah

  • ngadan Dec 26, 2008

    Jersey will not fail you for inspection if dummy lights are on in a 94 or older vehicle.

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I had the same problem when climbing a long, steep grade.  My mechanic told me that there is ABS sensor located on the top of the differential gear box which can get plugged with metal shavings, thereby causing this condition.  It can easily be replaced by loosening the retainer, pulling out the unit, and replacing it with the new one.
Seemed to correct the problem... however, I suggest that you also drain the gear oil & replace it, so that you don't clog your new sensor in short order with the same metal shavings that created the problem in the first place.

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