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ABS Fault: 1998 VW Golf 1.8l

Hi, the ABS light is coming on and off intermittently. Our Auto Electician wants to replace the sensor units and then the computer system. There is a strange grinding sound also coming from the front of the car, (also intermittently) can you help??

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  • TEL20VT Jul 05, 2008

    i have replaced the front abs sensors an still have same problem. am guessing its a abs contol system fault.

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Hi.
That grinding sound might be the metal backing plates where the brake pads used to be wearing out your brake discs. I would get that checked immediately!

If the other warning light problems don't go away after recording and clearing the fault codes, please come back and post a list of the codes here.

Hope this helps. If this "fixes ya", I'd appreciate a rating for my reply, If not, please delay the rating and add a comment with any extra info you have and I will try to think of something else.

Cheers, D.

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