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Everythings been fixed but the ABS light still remains on. How do I reset / turn it off?

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  • l_latella Jun 23, 2009

    Thanks for the suggestion but I'm sorry to say that it didn't work. Any other ideas?

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Remove the negative terminal fon the battery for 5 mins and it should reset.

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  • Nathan Jun 24, 2009

    If you know where you computer is located on the car you can reset that and see if the light goes away, but its pointing to a faulty sensor and its located behind the wheel inside the hub and it looks like a plactic box with some wires attached to it.

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What the other person purposed I believe works only for the diagnostic codes on some OBDII computers.(shutting off power for 5 minutes) but I am told that the ABS system is a complete subsystem from the dianogstic codes and reflects a seperate entity.As you know braking system is serious business and if you had it repaired and items replaced what does the repair shop say why the light is still on? I had a friend say the dealer told him the ABS light was on because there was a module in the sytem that failed. The dealer told him you do have brakes and we replaced what was wromg but the ABS system is not working. If you want the ABS system to work he would have to replace the computer at approx cost of $1500.00 but the car was functional just that the ABS was not working.As previously stated braking is serious business and if something is not working I wonder if there is hidden manufacture warranty still in effect? Various states are a little more consumer friendly and go after problems like these. This is not a solution but a little more information in order to hopefully make an informed decision.

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