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Reset master cylinder with ABS system

I just replaced my master cylinder in a 95 Pontiac Grand Am and ABS light just stays on, how do i reset it??

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Disconnect the battery negative with the ignition key on and the engine not ON, only instruments on dash and radio on, connect it back on after two or four minutes, do not panic if You see sparks coming when you connect Battery back is normal, *** it well turn key OFF and start the car back an see, if problem remains, with key on press accelerator pedal 10 times fast and check if problem remains, contact dealer

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