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2001 BMW 330i Question: Driving down the road and left front wheel lock, for a spit An brake light comes

 

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cando2, Cocoa, FL, July 26, 2013, 19:58
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Brake light comes on dash, and stay on until I stop car and turn off key, then drive again for a short bet and it
Happen the same???? Replace front speed sensors, did not help please help, bmw4me

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    pushrod July 27, 2013, 05:08
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    The wheel locking up is the problem! That's turning the light on. Have the front brake system checked!

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    cando2, July 27, 2013, 07:51
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    Is there anything to look for? The brakes are 90% good no leaks wheel turn free off the ground no play in bearing. Its like applying brake only to that wheel and letting off? Is there anything electrical that could cause this? Thank you for your help

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    pushrod, July 27, 2013, 08:05
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    Actually the problem may be in the right front brake. Jack up the car, have a helper pump brakes up then let off, quickly try to turn the right wheel to see if it is sticking. Possible caliper or other prblem heating up that brake and then the left has much more coefficiency (braking power) than the right, thus the left wheel lock and ABS light. (Possible)

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    cando2, July 27, 2013, 08:50
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    Yes I have tried this, when going down the road it apply itself? Don't understand, I bought this car a month ago an have had a lot of problems. When I apply the brakes it stop evenly no pulling? Thank you

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    pushrod, July 27, 2013, 09:07
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    You mean you are just driving down the road and the left front wheel will lock up and you have not applied the brakes? IF so, get a repair shop to look at it, hard to say or guess what that might be.

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    cando2, July 27, 2013, 09:13
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    Thank you for your help, will do

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    pushrod, July 27, 2013, 09:16
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    U bet!

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