ABS Light Due to Control Module Failure on Volkswagen Passat

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: 113,217 (10,745–238,600)
14 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
109 people reported this problem
46 people shared problem details
ABS module failed at 89,000 miles. Pulled ABS module apart and found one hair fine wire separated from the circuit board. Made the repair myself, not for the beginner but doable with some skill. Step by step technique is posted on internet. Total cost about 2.5 hours of my time.
ABS light is now continuously on and brake light is flashing. Earlier, the two would just flash 3 times with a beep every once in a while, say when I went over a bump or turned sharply.
ABS and Brake light flash. Is this covered under recall.
When the ABS controller malfunctioned, it also caused many of the control panel controls to fail, including the tach, oil light, and others. A new controller fixed the problem. The dealer wanted $750, but did it for $500
Same as most others. Beeping, flashing, and "Brake Fault" warning.
ABS Light on
my abs light comes on but goes away notice a noise in the front end when stopping which i think is electrical issues due to this problem
had this for 30000 miles, goto www.passatworld.com guys on there that fix it for $100
ABS+Break lights stay ON. Failed SMOG check communication with the OBD.
module failed: replaced with new :Expensive!!, then had to take to the dealer to have it activated. more $$
It has not been fixed wondering how much it would cost
Replaced with salvage unit
ABS light on. Dealer diagnostics show need for ABS Control Module (including hydrolic pump) needs to be replaced. Also diagnostics show Ignition Switch faulty.
ABS Control module bad. This car is a piece of junk. It looks good and is a lot of fun to drive....... When it's running properly. Unfortunately it's been a long time since that happened.
I have a abs light engine light and flashing brake light on in my 2004 jetta. Don't know what to do, the abs system was replaced before I bought my car and now it is back. I can't pass inspection due to the engine light being on.
abs light wont stop going on and off
the abs light is on and the brake light too and it keeps making an annoying sound.
Exceleration is delayed when stopped or turning at a slow pace. Looking for a solution.
As soon as my 09 Vw Passat hit 100,000 miles i received a ESP error along with parking brake error
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