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98 sunfire abs light stays on

I checked the fuse and replaced the relay under the hood anti lock system still will not work. brakes okay

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I hate to ask this but it could be a seat belt malfunction. Air bag system. it also could be sensor that is not connected. Check to see if all are connected any accident or anything unusual had taken place/ you can also check the alternator something maybe going on there as well. Let me know about any accidents./ Please rate my response Thank you very much

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Hi Douglas, The ABS warning light is indicating a fault with the system. The vehicle can be driven, but the Anti Lock System is not working. The best course of action is to take the vehicle for a diagnostic scan and find out where the problem is. It is most likely to be with one of the wheel speed sensors, which may need cleaning or replacing. That is not to say that is the problem, only the most likely. Regards John

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