The ABS,Brake Light,Battery light go on and off sporadically while driving.Does this indicate an Alternator failure or a sensor/computer problem?
2001 Subaru Outback ABS, Brake light and Battery light go on and off spoardically while driving. Noticed the temperature guage got a little hotter too.
Does this indicate an alternator failure or a sensore/computer problem?
2000 Subaru Outback, battery dies overnight for no reason. ABS Light comes on with acceleration. Yesterday, the E-Brake and Battery lights were coming on intermittently.
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Re: The ABS,Brake Light,Battery light go on and off...
Yes it's most likely a alternator problem,usually the internal diode bridge breaks causing all lights you mentioned to come on,if this happens at a idle open the hood and remove green connector on alt.if lights go out you've found the problem
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Hi Bev , if the battery light is on that is probably the whole problem . The battery light on is a indication the charging system is malfunctioning ,not charging . The brake light an ABS are probably linked together , because of low voltage ! The first thing to do is test to see if the alternator is working , hook a voltmeter to the battery . The reading should be 13.1- 14.1 volts if charging ,if only 12.6 it's not charging . If it's not charging you could have a bad alternator , blown fuse's ,wiring problem etc....You could take it by an auto parts store ,if there is one near you . They check these thing's for free ,an be glad to sell you an part !
Sounds like the belt let go and maybe got jammed on the way out. The belt power the alternator, power steering pump and water pump etc. Check for a seized pulley as well. Sometimes the little bearings go.
Owners manuel chapter 11 & 12 should show you the fuse box placement and layout..there are two fuse boxes, inside behind the coin holder to the left of the steering wheel, slide out the holder..I believe #5 on the fuse box is the fuse for tail/brake lights. Also under the hood in the engine compartment on drivers side there is the main fuse box.
that is up to you all the cover is for is to stop any dirt and moisture getting in to the piston and the seal if it was me id go to subaru or one of those little car shops and buy a brake seal kit and replace the damaged cover hope i have helped you
ABS light is nothing to do with code 55 separate fault circuits.
Under dash there are two wires with mini spades at the end, connect one of them to the single black multiplug in position 2. Thats RHS plug inlet when you hold plug with tab lock on top. ABS sensor should then flash up error coded. Ignore code 11 thats a initial flash to let you nknow the difference between a fast and slow flash.
Let me know what code flashes up and I will tell you the symptom,