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Have the system tested for faults the have the system reset.

Posted on Apr 21, 2013

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SOURCE: Dash board parking brake and ABS lights stay

you have an abs fault. have your abs system scanned for codes.

your base brakes will continue to function normally

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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sounds like speed sensor on your hubs is malfuctioning

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SOURCE: abs and brake lights comes on

What you will need to do is have the system scanned for codes. Your local Auto Zone or Advanced Auto will scan the vehicle at no cost for you. Write the code numbers down and reply back.
When both lights come on, it is indicating one of the ABS sensing components is not operating properly. Your base brakes will be fine, however the ABS function will not work properly. No danger of base brakes not stopping the vehicle.
My guess at this point would be a wheel speed sensor faulty, but again, only a guess until you get the codes scanned.
Get the codes and let me know.
Regards,

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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SOURCE: my abs light is always on and now my brake warning light is on but brakes seem to be working fine

The ABS light is a warning that you have an issue with the ABS system. The red brake warning lamp is serious. It is telling you that there is an issue with the base brakes. Your car will be ok with an ABS light, but the red warning lamp could be really dangerous. You should have them checked ASAP. It could be from many causes. A park brake switch, low fluid, the causes are too numerous to list. Please for your safty have it checked. Good Luck

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: my abs and brake dash light stays on and my brakes are fine

You most likely have a bad wheel speed sensor. if you have it scanned it should tell you which one it is, If that is the problem. you need to make sure that the scanner used Will read ABS codes

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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