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After replacing rear drums the ABS light is on

After replacing rear drums the ABS light and the traction control light are on continuously. I don’t think that I damaged the sensors. How do you reset this problem indication?

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  • andybarber_8 Nov 15, 2009

    i hav changed my rear wheel bearing on my focus 1.6 w,reg and now the abs light and traction control light is on, how do i fix the prob???

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    did the new drums come with sensor rings?

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You probably bumped the sensor and now it isn't close enough to the gear looking thingy to read it. just set the abs sensor a little closer so the light goes off but the sensor ins't touching the gear thingy. I have had the same problem. I bet your abs isn't working right now. see if you your brakes lock up when you slam on them.

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