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The abs light comes on but when hooked up to the computer no code appears.

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The abs module is very complex. it takes charge of the braking, control, handling and many other factors concerning electronics. but what it uses is a sensor on each wheel. sometime through wear and tear these sensors go faulty. check brake sensors on calipers. take care

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