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Good Morning. My ABS light comes on intermittently in my 2001 Nissan Xterra SE model. The light will stay on until I turn the car off, but when I start it back up later the light is off. For the light to come on I don't even have to depress the brake pedal, just driving down the road seems to trigger the dipslay. Could someone please explain to me what might be causing this? I've had someone check the brakes and was told all is well there. I'm uncertain of what to try next. Thank you for your time and consideration.

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A lot of times the sensors on each wheel become covered with brake dust if you remove the wheels and clean the sensor with brake cleaner this will solve the problem but keep in mind it may happen again when the brake dust gets on the sensor again

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