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About every second start the ABS light on my 1996 Jeep Cherokee comes on and the ABS fails to work. After a while the light goes out and it works again. Is there a fluid that needs topping up, or perhaps a vacuum leak? Thanks for your help, Michael

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This is due to the ABS going through self test each time the key is turned on, obviously at times the system fails its own self test, this is most often due to a failing ABS control valve, that is the part that all the brake lines go to under the hood, here are a few things that might fix it, one is make sure the connector to the control valve is clean and not corroded, pull it off and examine it closely, the other is have the system brake fluid flushed.

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