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ABS BRAKE WILL NOT GO OFF

WE HAVE CHANGED ALL BRAKES ,BRAKES LINES,MASTER CYLINDER ,WHEEL CYLINDERS AND LIGHT WILL NOT GO OFF IS THERE A TRICK TO MAKING GO OFF

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    the parts you replaced for the most part have nothing to do with the ABS light being on, u need to have the dealer test the ABS control module there will be a trouble code for the prioblem, until then it is just a guessing game.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Where does the line for the master cylinder hook into the abs box

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Take the vehicle to a auto service center equipped with a computerized error detecting software. The PC will do the necessary adjustments or might come up with the advice to replace any particular sensor which has malfunctioned. The whole process will need approx. 1/2 hrs to do the job.......sodeep

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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You need to ge the ABS tested for the trouble code that is stored when this light is on, the most common cause is the wheel speed sensors art each wheel, they are expensive so just guessing is not a good idea, u need to have the dealer do the ABS code test

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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You're going to need a dealer to use their scanner, and reset it. (Yeah I know. What a pain!)

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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