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Light came on in the middle of a long ride (250 miles) no traffic, weather clear, car still brakes just fine

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You mean the ABS light? It only shows the abs system is not working, you will still have brakes, but no anti lock. The light will not go off, it is catatonic. Till you fix it, and most people don't fix it, it is expensive, and a piece of tape over the light works good. My light came on 10 years ago, still on, no anti lock brakes, never noticed they weren't there. Hope this helps.

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