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Bleeding passat brakes

I was bleeding the brakes for my daughters 2003 Passat with a V/6 and now the brake light fault is on all the time. Is there a special procedure that I need to follow.

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  • majed2002 Aug 16, 2008

    i remove the break sensor and the break lights are ON all the time .

    how can i let the break lights working normal ?

    the part i removed it's number is 3bo 945 511 c

    ( SCHALTER)



    plz help me ,,,,

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It will need to get a scan tool on it to remove the light as the abs unit would have logged a fault.

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