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Old 03-27-2005, 04:41 AM
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Not a hotrod but

My girlfriend has a 1995 Olds cutlass Ciera Well anyway she is driving me crazy about her anti-lock brake light staying on. Anyone know how to figure out why it is on, is there a way to check codes like the ecm. so I can fix this thing. Any advice will be greatly appreciate!! then maybe I can get lucky again

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Old 03-27-2005, 07:58 AM
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I'm sure most of the major auto supply stores can read the codes for you, I know AutoZone does it and I think O'Reilleys does too.
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Old 03-27-2005, 08:41 AM
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the first thing i'd do is check the brake fluid. as the pads wear, the fluid level goes down, often enough to the point of tripping the brake lite. if the fluid level is low, you can pretty much rest assured that it's time for a brake job sometime in the near future.

if the fluid isn't low, do like he said, go to CSK oreillys, or a zone and borrow their code checker.
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Old 05-09-2005, 03:40 AM
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Went to auto zone they say that they can not scan abs systems. Have the dam book on the car but it does not give much info on the abs systems, just wondering if there is any GM tec.s out there that know the system on this car

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Besides low fluid, if a brake lamp is out, it might make the ABS light come on, including the 3rd eye light.

Check the wires to the speed sensors and check the wheel bearings. If there was any work at the wheels right before the light came on, check the sensor rings and pickups for alignment and crud.

That's all the simple stuff I can think of.
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Old 05-11-2005, 09:10 PM
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Will do thanks, let you know
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Check the wheel speed sensors and their connectors. If I am not mistaken, if they are bad and need to be replaced, the whole wheel hub needs to replaced as they are sealed units. I have heard of this similiar problem over on www.N-body.net. Just something else worth looking into.

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