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Today all 4 brakes locked up and the vehicle became un-driveable, and the brakes started on fire. The mechanic said my brakes looked new and rotors too. Now they are fried and Dodge dealer, since I am over my warranty miles by 2,000 miles, won't touch it. When it began my ABS, ESP, and brake lights all came on. Even if we fix and replace ALL brake compotents now, we need to know cause so it won't happen again. It felt like the brakes were stuck on but when I tried to lift the pedal nothing happened.

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The cause is a rare failure of the ABS brake hydraulic control unit.

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Suspect your booster valve failed open, but not sure the ABS system is working right either. You can test the booster by checking to see if it will do it again in park. If the booster is bad, you'll need to replace it. Then, I'd see if the lights will clear. If not, suspect ABS computer is bad, but I'm not an ABS expert.

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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SOURCE: 2006 grand caravan abs and brake light on and off

If the ABS lite is comming on, the module is detecting a problem in that system. There will most likely be a code in the computer. take it to your dealer and have it check. The most common problem i see in these is a failed speed sensor.

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SOURCE: Screeching noise coming from driver side tire

The high pitch sound may come from the brake pads as metal parts hit the disc to signal the owner that it needs change. The metal parts gets exposed when the pads have worn out. The brake also has a hub to cover the disc. See if the metal plate is hitting it but this issue would appear when the wheels are in motion. Check if it is the belts, have the tension checked out. Other than that the bearings are the other items on your wheel that could cause a high pitched sound when you car is in motion.

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SOURCE: I Have a 2002 Dodge Ram 2500.Both the ABS and Brake Lights are on

Does the speedometer work? Out might have a bad speed sensor in the rear axle. Did you have it scanned for codes?

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