Question about 1993 Dodge Dakota

2 Answers

Warning lights ABS (amber) and Brakes (red)

Warning lights ABS (amber) and Brakes (red) on and will not go off. Diagnostic codes are 12 and 55. Any advice of what problem might be?
Disconnected battery cable to see if system would reset and did not...

1993 dodge dakota / v6 engine

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,011 Answers

Hello this is a common problem with the dakota ,ohm out your rear abs sensor on the rear end pumpkin.If it is open then both lights will come on .the sensor is not expensive at all or hard to.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,959 Answers

Given the codes you supplied, you have an ECM problem. The codes are indicative problems running diagnostics and sending information to the trucks computer.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

  • Greg Margossian
    Greg Margossian Jul 02, 2009

    Kindly rate the solution provided if you feel it answered your question. Thanks very much.

    Greg

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

ABS ON,BRAKE RED L ON ALARM ON HARD PEDAL HOW CAN I FIND THE PROBLEM


VSC ABS and ! lights plus red (!) - Toyota Prius Forum ...

www.priusonline.com/...toyota-prius.../19804-vsc-abs-lights-plus-red.ht...

Jun 3, 2008 - 8 posts - ‎3 authors
If the accumulator fails, you will get a red brake warning light and the pump will now run continuosly until it burns out. ... hydraulic pressure to the brake system and "no"red warning lights. .... Fog Lights, PassGas, Toyota Prius General Discussion, 4, 10-13-2005 09:12 AM ... 11-13-2015 10:01 PM by Tim Lee.

Alarm with Brake Light, ABS, VSC and amber warning lights ' PriusChat

priuschat.com > ... > Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Jul 26, 2005 - Later that same day - I started getting an alarm - as soon... ... Gen 2 (2004-2009) Toyota Prius Forums > Gen 2 Prius Care, ... Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by NorthStar, Jul 26, 2005. ... I am getting the red BRAKE LIGHT, the amber waming symbol, ABS, and ... VSC, ABS, (!) and emergency brake light on
Feb 5, 2010
Brake, Brake warning, ABS, VSC appear
Oct 5, 2008
More results from priuschat.com

Nov 24, 2015 | 2005 Toyota Prius

1 Answer

New hub and abs light come on when turning or hit bumps


The brake sensors. Cars with antilock brakes have an amber or yellow warning light, which usually says ABS. If this light stays illuminated after the bulb check, it indicates a problem with the antilock braking system. The ABS controller will disable the system and your brakes should function as if you don't have ABS. In this case, you can safely drive the car to a mechanic for service.

Mar 16, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Why is the abs light in my 1994 camero stuck on is it serious


HELLO,IS YOUR ABS STILL WORKING..TEST BY DRIVING ON SOME DIRT,APPLY BRAKES HARD.IF PEDAL PULSATES AND KEEPS TIRES FROM SKIDDING THAN ABS IS WORKING..AND YOU HAVE A BAD SENSOR ON ONE OF YOUR WHEELS..OR IT COULD MEAN TIME FOR A BREAK JOB..BUT YOUR BREAKS AREN'T NOTHING TO TAKE LIGHTLY SO GO GET THEM CHECKED BY A PROFESSIONAL..ASAP..

Feb 22, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1995 Chevy Cavalier


The amber ABS warning light is telling you that there is a problem with the ABS system. When the antilock brakes don't work you just have good old fashion non antilock brakes. When the red brake warning light is on it could be a couple of things. (unless you are talking about the brake light on the back of the car is stuck on) the red brake warning light on the dash tells you when the parking brake is on and it also tells you when there is a problem with the hydraulic system. Some cars will also turn this light on when the brake fluid is low, (not sure if the Cavalier does this)

The ABS system is computer controlled and needs to be scanned for trouble codes to diagnose the problem.

I can't say I have ever heard of a "brights" indicator flashing, Do the headlights go bright and dim as it is flashing? Is it a slow on and off like a turn signal or faster than that?

Jan 26, 2014 | 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

Meaning of warning lights


Manufacturers spend billions of dollars a year refining their cars' on-board diagnostics systems. However, all of the sophisticated diagnostics in the world will do little good if you don't know what the warning lights mean.
Purpose
Modern automobiles have dozens of sensors to monitor engine, braking and chassis performance. Any deviation from the car's established limits will trigger a dashboard warning light.


Check Engine Light
Check engine lights can indicate failure of the emissions system, fuel injection system, faulty sensor feedback, overheating or lack of voltage, transmission failure, and engine knock ignition system failure.


Brake Lights
Almost all cars have two separate lights for the braking system: a red "ABS" (anti-lock braking system) light and "Brake Warning" light. The former indicates failure of the electronic anti-lock system, the latter a loss of fluid pressure in the brake system itself.


Dynamic Warnings
Many modern cars have traction or stability control systems that prevent and notify the driver of tire slippage. These lights can come in the form of amber "SLIP," "TC," or "TRACTION" lights (for spinning tires), or "ESC" (electronic stability control) lights for a sliding vehicle.


Safety Lights
Most cars have a diagrammatic warning that indicates a door that isn't all the way closed, a seat-belt warning light, and an "airbag disabled/enabled" light. Any or all of these will be red or amber.


Read more: Car OBD2 diagnostic tool

Jul 25, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 2000 GMC Sierra. Brake Light and ABS warning light comes on frequently. Sometimes it's there othertimes not. Have replaced the sensors, replaced rotors and pads, cleaned gound on the frame...


I would recommend checking for diagnostic trouble codes in the ABS system. If there is a diagnostic code C0265 set, then you're most likely looking at an ABS computer replacement. This is a common failure on these trucks. GM calls this computer an EBCM, or Electronic Brake Control Module. This is the controller for antilock brakes and is mounted directly to the ABS pump motor assembly. Last time i checked, these things were going for about $900 at the dealer.

Aug 08, 2011 | 2000 GMC New Sierra 1500

1 Answer

Amber warning lights on.


I have a 2001 xtype and the same lights came on my dash, i had it plugged up to diagnostic and it was down to a split reluctor ring on the rear wheel, this set off the abs light which in turn sets off the management light. Will cost £200, but looks quite easy to repair by self

Aug 14, 2009 | 2002 Jaguar X-Type

2 Answers

Anti lock brake light


abs relay some times go bad

Dec 05, 2008 | 1999 Oldsmobile Alero

1 Answer

Abs warning light stays on no problems with brakes


The brakes will feel fine until u need the ABS, when the light is on the ABS is disabled. You need to have the ABS system tested for trouble codes, if the light is on there will be a code or codes.

Nov 14, 2008 | 1996 Land Rover Discovery

2 Answers

Anti lock brakes


depending on the system if it is 2 channel or 4 channel one of the sensors that are located on the backing plate located behind calipers is eithier faulty or dirty you can try brake cleaner these sensors use a small magnet pickup device to sense when the wheel "locks up"

Jul 20, 2008 | 1985 Audi 5000 S

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

See all 1993 Dodge Dakota Questions

1993 Dodge Dakota Logo

690 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76848 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...