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Abs default light is on marter cylender was replaced, brake pads and rotors not light is coming on abs sensor were replaced but light is still on 2006 chevy colorado

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You have replaced the Master Cylinder and ABS sensors, That only leaves the calipers and Vacuum line to the master Cylinder. When you replaced the sensors and Master Cylinder I assume you reset the ECM module. If you didn't try resetting the ECM by removing the Negative Terminal for 1 min then reconnect it and see if that ABS light comes back on. If it does then you need to check the Vacuum line on the Master Cylinder and make sure you have Good vacuum. If the Vacuum is good check your Brake Calipers to make sure they aren't malfunctioning.

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