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ABS, ESP and Handbrake lights on while driving, any idea what could cause this problem?

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SOURCE: ABS light handbrake light allways on

check to see of you can get any faults from abs control module, if abs control module can not be scanned, check fuses, if fuses ok, it will need an abs control module.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: flashing hand brake light is on give,s 3 beeps

Yes. Both lights usually come on when there is an ABS problem detected whereas the brake light will usaully only come on by itself with the hand brake or low fluid.

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the stalk should have no interference with the abs or esp set up what i would look at doing is checking your abs sensors they can go all of a flash...goodluck

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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This sometimes is triggered by the MAF(Mass Air Flow Sensor), try cleaning it with the highest percent isoproply alcohal first, do not touch the sensor with anything use a big bag to soak it into, or just replace the sensor.

Posted on Mar 29, 2011

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