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Brake light ABS light Ford F-450

Brake light ABS light Ford F-450 If you scan the trouble codes on this vehicle and wind up with code 4, in the rear antilock brake module, start by disconnecting the electrical connector at the hydraulic valve located on the frame rail under the truck. Check the black/white wire on the harness side of the connector to make sure it has good ground. Then check the light blue/red wire between the valve and the rear ABS module for a short to ground. If both circuits check out OK, replace the … Read More

Speedometer doesn’t work ABS light on

Speedometer doesn’t work ABS light on – Durango If you own a Dodge Durango (1998-2000) and your speedometer doesn’t work or the ABS light is on or the brake light is on, here’s what to do. Start by unplugging the rear wheel speed sensor. It’s located in the differential housing. Use a digital multimeter set on the ohms scale and check the resistance of the sensor. Resistance should read between 1600 and 2800 ohms. If it doesn’t replace the sensor. If it does check out, plug the connector back into … Read More

ABS Light on Equinox

Fix ABS Light on Equinox If you run into a situation with ABS Light on Equinox but no trouble codes, don’t freak out. You’ve run into this problem before-on your desktop computer. The multiple computers in your car have become confused and are locked into an endless loop called “logic lock.” To fix the problem, you have to “reboot” the computers. Disconnect both positive and negative battery cables. Touch them together for 30 seconds to drain all capacitors in the system. Then reconnect the cables and start the vehicle. It … Read More


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