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Anti Lock Brake Light won't turn off - 1989 Acura Legend

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  • thomskelling Sep 04, 2008

    The Other day I started the car and the Anti-Lock Brake light came on. Random Light in the first place. But anywho, my brakes are brand new, why the hell would the light come on? I work at a towing company, had one of the guys at work check it out, and he said there's nothing wrong, the light won't go off. Don't understand !!! HELP ME!

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    i drive a 1994 crown vic my anti lock light .wont turn off. today it turned off. but now the brakes lock. not all of the time. it starts to make relating noise in front of engen

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Have you tried disconnecting the battery cables? if you do that sometimes the lights(warning lights/emission) will go off if theres no signal of other problem(i.e. bad/worn roders or callipers) keep in mind not all acuras take heed of such warnings and let it go, taking the computer as if to say"that not serious" but some are asses, and say danger,danger. such a stupid light if not reset, in someway will eventually lock up your car from even turning over to start, i.e. the "system check" may complain. hope it might help, its 50/50.

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