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Anti-lock brake light is on

Is there a way to get the code without the scanner? reset it? It does reset on the fly does it not? so how do i know what it is without the scanner?

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  • alpiniste Mar 13, 2009

    tried autozone but the will only scan engine codes. does advance scan ABS system codes?

  • Marc Podeszek May 11, 2010

    Well ask them to check the alternator battery and starter it should tell you what is pulling the chargeor not pulling the charge and he is right go to a auto parts store

  • amir isic May 11, 2010

    take car to advece auto store will scan for yu free

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Anti-lock brake light is onI had this problem and there is no way to check it.
I took it to a shop and they find out, it is a wheel sensor.
You can ask for them to check it only, because you need to know which wheel, if you can repair it your self.
Reset it and after driving for a few miles it will flash again.

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