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ABS Kicks in Prior to stopping...always

Similar problem. ABS always kicks in when slowing down on dry pavement. Cleaned front sensors and hall effect rings on half shaft. I have read that warped front rotors could cause this but my rotors seem fine. Rear sensors are rusted in place..next plan will likely be to replace them but at $90 each I'm still hedging.

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Abs module may be bad especially if no abs light is on

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