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Brake & ABS Warning LIght

My Brak & ABS WArning light stay on. I can pump the brake pedal before I start the car and the lights will not stay on. But as soon as I hit the brake pedal after reversing out of the parking spot they come back on. I have brakes. I just put new brakes on 2 months ago. I check the fluid and it is fine. I was wonder what else can cause the warning lights to come on.

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There is a known failure of the ABS system control board which typically causes this problem. THere are companies out there that will rebuild your current board (if it's rebuildable). Do a search on ABS repair in Moscow, Iowa.

They will rebuild the module for $150.00 and warrant the repair for 5 years (as opposed to up to a $1000 form GM, and no guarantee as to how ling it will last.).

I did this to my '01 Tahoe and am real happy with it. The company offers diagnosis tests to help you determine if the problem is your ABS module.

Reply back what you find.

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Dear opalophillia, 2-15-2009 3:09pm EST (USA)

First read the following @ http://www.auto-facts.org/ABS-scan-tool.html

Then find the nearest Advanced Auto and call them to see if they'll scan your system for free @ http://advanceauto.know-where.com/advance-auto-parts/

It may just be debris in and around the wheel messing up the wires or sensors that need to be cleaned out!
Hope this is Helpful!
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