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ABS light on and 4x4 light is blinking

ABS light came on yesterday and the 4x4 light blinks on about every 2-3 minutes can you tell me what is wrong and is it safe to drive

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Have someone check the wheel speed sensors. One is probably bad and not sending data to the computer. This will shut off your ABS system and all-wheel drive, because the system can't read the speed of one of your wheels. It needs input from all 4 wheels for the systems to work.

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I had same problem last year. Try replacing the ABS Exciter Ring. If serviced should be less than $200 including part/ labor
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