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The abs lights stays on.....i need it off for inspection....any ideas of where to start?

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I would start by looking where the fuse is for it and see if it or they are bad there is usually more than one fuse.If fuses are ok you will have to have it plugged into a scan tool to see what the problem is that is turning on the light.It is most likely a wheel sensor that has gone bad.The ABS light is like your check engine light, it's triing to let you know there is a problem with the ABS system.

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