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Drove my 2005 trition glxr into wheel ruts and my abs light came on and my front brakes stayed on making it impossible to get my ute out of the mud. I had to call a mate to come and winch me out, as soon as I was free of the ruts my brakes dissingaged and I was free to continue. Is there an easy way of dissengaging the abs if this should happen again?

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Personaly id be taking it back to mitsubishi and asking what the! Its a 4x4 and that shouldnt happen.It should be under warranty?Make them work it out and rectify.I dont know what effect unplugging wheel/rotor sensors would have but a place to start?

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