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Abs and brake lights comes on

The abs and brake light comes on after I drive a little ways. the brakes work fine but what could be wrong with the abs system. will the truck pass inspection if this light comes on

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  • joseph shepherd Apr 15, 2009

    my abs light stays comes on after driving a little ways and won't go off or reset but the main brakes work fine. What do you think is the problem

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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.
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The abs sensor on the wheel assy. could be to blame but I'm only saying that b/c my friends' Ford had that issue + they should be relatively cheap

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