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Yesterday I could hear a grinding sound coming from the back of my van when I stepped on the brakes now this morning my abs light is on and the grinding is still there there,do I need to get brakes are is there another problem?? does the abs light comes on when you need regular brakes?

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It sounds like you need brakes IMMEDIATELY! This could be a safety hazard as well. Have a reputable and qualified mechanic / repair shop check them ASAP.

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