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2005 chevy equinox abs and traction lights on

Code says left front abs malfunction, replaced the hub assembly, replaced the abs sensor still wont work, what do I try now?

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  • scott jarvis Jan 03, 2014

    Yes, abs lights come back on and abs turns itself off everytime we start the car

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Is it causing any problems? If not, is the code popping back up after it's cleared?

Posted on Jan 02, 2014

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Turn on ignition switch and system should chk itself. If all is right the light should drop out..You may have to drive it for the sensors to register presence.

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SOURCE: all wheel drive 2005 chev equinox. code light

CHECK WHEEL SPEED SENSOR CONNECTION.IF ALL IS GOOD.PROBLEM COULD BE FAULTY WHEEL SPEED SENSOR.

Posted on Feb 10, 2011

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