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Q: ABS light coming on

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The ABS warning light is coming on.

A: Your vehicle has a complex ABS system. It i...

Your vehicle has a complex ABS system. It is capable of pinpointing the issue itself in most cases. You will need a technician equipped with a high end scan tool to retrieve the faults from the ABS module and diagnose each fault until the problem is found. It may be something as simple as fluid level / condition, or brake bad wear sensors. In any case, it would best to have a certified mechanic inspect your vehicle and make these repairs for you.

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