HI AGAIN: CAN YOU LET ME KNOW WHAT MAY HAVE CAUSED MY ABS LIGHT TO COME ON AND WON'T GO OFF? THIS HAS HAPPENED NOW FOR 4 GOING ON 5 MONTHS. I DO NEED A RESOLUTION AND THE COST TO RESOLVE THE PROBLEM. THANKS AGAIN?
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu
Question: ABS LIGHT STAYS ON.
Russ March 24, 2009, 21:24Master
The cost of the repair will depend on what the fault is. When the ABS light comes on a fault codes will be set in the ABS control module. A scan tool is necessary to read the stored code. The fualt code is the best clue as to what the fault could be. The ABS system will need to be diagnosed based on the code. Once you have the diagnoses check the repairpal website for an estimate for the cost of the repair.
Answer #2Visitor, May 19, 2010, 18:13
it could be the abs module if you know mechanic here is a web site to get it rebuilt for cheep http://www.modulemaster.com/en/Volkswagen/Jetta_info.php
Answer #3Visitor, August 10, 2010, 15:27
sounds like you have a bad sensor usually the passenger side wheel sensor. if not the sensor then the computer is throwing a bad code out.
Replychevlover, November 21, 2010, 10:11Enthusiast
if your wheel bearing is too worn it usually sets your abs light on.do you have bad wheel bearings?if not check electrical connectors to wheel sensors!hope this helps.
Answer #4Visitor, March 11, 2011, 11:07
abs light is on ,have changed right front spinel