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Old 05-08-2013, 03:38 AM   #1
mechmitch
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Amber brake light on only, shop says ABS fail?!!

I had my brake pad indicator light come on, changed the pads, checked the sensor continuity with an ohm meter and yet the light stays on. Tried all of the reset methods recommended in the forums and still no joy. I took it to a recommended independent shop in the Tulsa area to have some other codes looked at and they told me my ABS controller is failing. Huh!? The ABS/traction control light is not on and the brake pad light is amber. Any ideas? I've always understood that an ABS controller fault will trigger an ABS light.
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