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Own 2001 ALERO replaced front calipers&pads,rear rotors&pads.But ABS doesnt work

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Hello there,

Welcome and thank you for using Fixya.

The problem could be in the wheel sensors or just a bad connector at one of the wheels. Its probably starting to be faulty. Here's what you need to do. Look for a guy with a ABS capable scanner and have it scanned. It can pinpoint what's wrong with the sensors.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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