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Abs warning light is on

After replacing the rear brake drums, rotors, brake shoes, and brake pads. The abs warning light is on.

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You may have accidentally damaged the wheel speed sensor. Have it scanned to find out which one.

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SOURCE: Changed my rotors,drums,brake pads and shoes and

Did you bleed your brakes?

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SOURCE: I just replaced brake rotors

Without knowing what year the truck is, what model, and we arent there to see what you did, ect????? You may have replaced the rotors with the incorrect ones. did they have the tone wheel for the ABS sensor? That would be the first thing to check. Whan you start the truck does the ABS light come on right away, or does it go off, then on again after you start moving.

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