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96' skylark abs failure.

It seems that a tech at Wal-Mart put trans or pwr steer fluid in the brake resv during a recent service. The contaminated fluid has worked its way thru the system. Sometimes, the brake pedel will go to the floor on the first pump, but come right up on the next (or 2). It does not happen all the time, and when the brake is engaged, it does not sink away, like with a bad master cyl, nor does it leak at the wheels. I suspected the ABS cyl. Maybe not functioning correctly. But I was told that if I got one from a used parts yard, it would have to be specific to that exact year & numbered for that specific computer. Can anyone shed some light on this? The modules are VERY expensive from the parts store. Help!
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Take it back to walmart,let them worrie about it.they fix many vehicles a year for there emplyees screwups. if they say they wont fix it sue them.

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