Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Problems with ABS

asked by on

The ABS light is on, and the odometer stopped working.

A: The odometer most likely stopped because th...

The odometer most likely stopped because there is a problem with the vehicle speed sensor. This sensor tells the computer how fast and how far the car is going, so it knows how many miles to count on the odometer. This problem will likely cause the ABS Light to come on as well. I would ask for assistance from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic, so they can diagnose the cause of the ABS Light.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My vehicle has problems when accelerating and it makes like some kind explosions.

You should have the fuel pressure checked first and then scan the computer for any codes and have them repaired as needed. The lack of power may be a low fuel pressure or clogged fuel filter problem. If these are...

Q: Speedometer and odometer off when starting the car

Hey there. Although we need a bit more information from you to accurately pinpoint the source of your issue, it sounds like this could be due to a damaged or faulty transmission speed sensor. Sometimes the speed sensor, which monitors...

Q: When it's hot out my car won't start, any ideas?

A couple of things come to mind. I would first ask these questions: Is this a no crank or a no start? I will address both scenarios below. A no crank is when the motor doesn't turn when you...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...