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Think maybe dirty or malfunction ABS sensor. Does anyone know how to find which wheel is the problem?

On low revs when braking there is a twanging noise like the strings of a guitar and the ABS functions. If braking hard at higher speed this does not happen.

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Any light on dash?

check your brake pads. looks like metal sensor is grinding

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SOURCE: metal to metal noise when turning right (grinding lightly)

It is your Ball joint that has gone bad.

Replace it.

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SOURCE: 1998 Camry steering wheel shakes when braking and over 50mph

if you hit the brakes and it shakes its your rotors, they're probably warped. Having them turned (polished) won't fix it. You'll have to replace them. As for the shaking at over 50, if you're not touching the brakes, you'll probably just need to have your tires balanced. Maybe jack up you car an check the ball joints and tie rod ends (keep the tire on and see if there is play, either up and down (ball joints) and left and right (tie rods)). Hope this helps.

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needs to be on the factory computer

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The ABS and air bags work together on startup untill the lights go out, this is OK.
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it should just have 1 bolt holding it in. easy to replace. look at the end of the axle for a 2 wire sensor.

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