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What Does The ABS Warning Light Mean?

What Does The ABS Warning Light Mean?

Your vehicle's ABS light coming on might indicate a problem with one or more anti-lock braking components. Brake fluid running low, blown or damaged fuse, or irregular signals from wheel sensors are all possible causes.   The ABS Indicator: What Does it Mean? A car's ABS system monitors the rotational speed of each wheel using sensors. To ensure that the car is steady and under control, signals from all 4 wheels are monitored by a computer as well as the location of the brake pedal.   The ABS light comes on if the computer detects any unusual signals or an absence of signal from the sensors, alerting the driver there's a problem. But there are other reasons the computer turns on the ABS, including low braking fluid or a damaged fuse, in addition to tracking the wheel speed sensors. Other vehicle's ABS systems flash the light several times before turning it on permanently.   When The ABS Light Comes On, What Should You Do ... read more