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ABS light on : 2008 Jeep Patriot

Car Model: 2008 Jeep Patriot
Location: Alvin, TX Submitted on February 7, 2013

Bill
Alvin, TX

took front tires and brake calipers off to check pads. they looked ok, so I put them back on. drove a short way and the ABS,esp and bas warning lights came on and would not go out. Braking sysem seems to be normal.what could the problem be. Thank you

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    Eugene
    11 Franklin, MA
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    I have seen this issue at my shop a few times on these truck the rear abs sensor goes bad with finding the issue the whole job costes around $300. I cant say for sure that the issue but that has been the most common issue. 
    Posted on February 08, 2013
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    • Tech Auto Maintenance
      11 Houston, TX
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      Unlike brakes of the past, ABS involves sensors and other functions to communicate that there may be a problem.  I suggest it may be best that your vehicle have diagnostic testing performed on it by a reputable auto repair shop that services ABS brakes.
      Posted on February 07, 2013
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        Bill
        22 Alvin, TX
        Thanks, I solved the problem. Topped it off with brake fluid and the lights went off. I should have known.
        Posted on February 07, 2013
    • Bill
      11 Alvin, TX
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      took front tires and brake calipers off to check pad. they looked good, so I put they back on. drove a short way and ABS,esp and bas warning lights came on and would not go out. Braking systm seems to be normal. what could be the problem. Thank you
      Posted on February 07, 2013
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