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ABS light comes on and stays on. Replaced brakes and the light is still coming on.

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Hi

Have you checked the ABS sensor's, Ideally you need to get it on a daignostic machine as there are 4 sensors, you most likely only need one. Did you clean the brakes off when you replaced them, example remove all the dust and dirt from around them? just the sensor may be dirty hence the light.

I would look at that possiblity first, most common of all with the ABS.
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Dan

Posted on Dec 29, 2010

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    My ABS light was coming on for a long time... the battery was going bad. Replaced the battery when it died completely... no more ABS light.

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There is probably a problem with you anti lock brake system. Have it checked at your local dealership. Brakes are a problem that should never be let go.

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When the light is on, your normal brakes work fine, but you have no ABS, so your car will take longer to stop in emergency situations.

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