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The ABS light and red brake light come on intermittently. Once on, they will not go off until the van is shut off and restarted. The switch under the master cylinder (recall item for leakage)has been replaced. A single wheel speed sensor did seem like the issue as I would expect that if it was bad, the light would come on immediately every time. I heard that the ABS ECM could be the culprit. Appreciate any help in this matter.

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Sometimes their is a code of no pwer to the ABS module. usually it has power just the module is bad. Also check to make sure that yours isn't leaking brake fluid down the wiring harness to the ABS unit.( under the drivers seat) This is a known recall that can cause the ABS to short out and cause a fire hazard. If it is not leaking it is not part of the recall but look into checking the ABS modulr for power.

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