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Abs light comes on goes off some times when applying brake pedal will pulsate but when light comes on pulsating will stop

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The ABS System setting a Trouble Code, is no different
than any other MIL Lamp or check light,you should be
have it checked for codes,diagnosed and repaired
with a couple of days.

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