ABS Light Due to Control Module Failure on Volkswagen Passat TDI

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

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Average mileage: 128,000 (103,000–151,000)
3 model years affected: 1998, 2004, 2005
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ABS light on - module failure
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