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98 dodge ram 1500 4x4 5.9L The engine light is on, the antilock brakesystem light is on. speedometer and odometer do not work. The brake light is also on but the truck still stops just fine. im guessing its a sensor that went bad.

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I had the exact same probiem and it will only worsen if you dont fix it immediately it a problem with the ECM and if you let the problem go on for much longer your truck wont even start and the odometer will start blinking "No BUS" check your rear abs Speed Sensor its 30.00 at OREILLEYS that could cause both your abs light to come on because that sensor mounted on top of the of the rear diff. serves two purposes its an ABS Speed Sensor. and it only takes 20-30 min to replace if your abs light is on and you spedometer isnt working is you rear diff ABS SPEED SENSOR

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    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AND IREPLACED THAT SENSOR AND IT DIDNT FIX ANYTHING

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