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Abs light and traction control light cant figure out why?

I have just recently changes the right front cv shaft in my 2003 audi a6 3.0 quattro because the boot was torn ... after we changed it abs lights turned on and so did the traction control... we looked at all the wiring everything is fine we dont know what else it could be.... please help... thank you

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  • manaway Oct 29, 2008

    if this works i owe u a blumpkin

  • manaway Nov 06, 2008

    hey man i got another problem wondering if you could help me out..i did everything u said i even pulled the censor out and was very careful with it but the problem still occurs the light went off and everything but as soon as we stopped the car and started back up again it felt like the brakes kicked in on its own and then it turned the abs lights and traction control on ... it felt like it was rubbing or something we prayed it out made sure there was no grease at all on it... thanks again

  • motoole Jan 08, 2009

    Same issue here. Brakes and rotors changed 8 months ago. Three months ago ABS and brake lights come on and off, and now are on all the time. Module problem or brake job tweak?

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    Noticed that the ABS would kick on when braking on dry pavement.  Happened for a day or so, then stopped.  Now, the ABS light and (what I think is) the traction control "Triangle inside of a circle" light on all of the time while I drive.  The ABS isn't kicking in on dry pavement, but I'd still like to fix whatever is wrong...

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Clean ringer at wheel end..be sure you did not disturb alignment of sensor (VSS) which tells 'puter wheel speed for ABS and traction control

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  • milespeed Oct 29, 2008

    a blumpkin?...oh goodie.....:)

  • milespeed Nov 07, 2008

    this part scares me...."it felt like the brakes kicked in on its own and then it turned the abs
    lights and traction control on ... it felt like it was rubbing or
    something"........there must be a mechanical problem here..geometry of brake parts /rotor etc...everything you disturbed when changing out the axle needs to be VERy carefully inspected ...we are dealing with safety issues here now not just a light...look at the side that was not done..and move back to see how it looks on the side you did..something is not the same and we must find it before you take this thing out on the road again



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