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Have similar problem after changing brakes

How do you adjust or ensure that the sensor is in proper calibration? I have changed brakes for years but never saw an ABS sensor on this assembly. Just removed the old pads and hardware and installed new ones.

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  • bill_lindley Oct 07, 2009

    Another thought ... I saw another thread on speed sensors on individual wheels. Will that also cause the ABS light to be intermitent? Also seems to come on more in the morning when the car is first started.

    Seems strange to me that this light just started to flicker on and off right after changing all brake pads on all 4 wheels. Is it possible a wheel sensor was bumped or needs adjustment after pads were changed?


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If this has rear abs,the sensor on the rear axle housing might be bad.low brake fluid can also cause the abs light to come on.check the resistance of the rear abs sensor.if it reads more than 100 ohms,or is open,replace it.

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