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Old 02-07-2011, 09:23 AM
amoujaffar amoujaffar is offline
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Default ABS Light On

Was trying to get my 2WD ranger out of the driveway for the 3rd time and it was still stuck. I was trying to rock it back and forth and just couldnt get it out. too much snow/ice

None the less, before I gave up, the birght orange ABS light came on.
Should I be worried or will the system reset itself once i get back on normal roads?
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:34 AM
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Mine has been doing that too, I was told everything is fine, the abs just gets confused, lol.
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:37 AM
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Was trying to get my 2WD ranger out of the driveway for the 3rd time and it was still stuck. I was trying to rock it back and forth and just couldnt get it out. too much snow/ice

None the less, before I gave up, the birght orange ABS light came on.
Should I be worried or will the system reset itself once i get back on normal roads?
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:41 AM
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Default Re: ABS Light On

absolutely
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:42 AM
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Default Re: ABS Light On

It probably just has to do with gunk getting in the ring that tells the sensor how fast your wheel is turning so that the ABS can tell itself what to do. The snow melts your issue should go away. It will also happen when you take your truck out stumping and cover the SOB in mud, that fouls up the sensors signal and it throws a light.
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:04 PM
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you guys were right. cleared right up. thanks!
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:45 PM
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Default Re: ABS Light On

mine used to do that too, except it only had RABS, it would get confused sometimes during braking on ice, rear wheels don't lock up, front wheels locks up, no steering, let off the brake to steer and press brake pedal again the light pops up every time, if anyone has the same setup just shut everything off and start up again, the light will go out most of the time, if you have 4wheel ABS reluctors get full of snow WSP loses track of the wheel speed, no biggy clean everything it should run fine
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Old 03-31-2011, 05:53 PM
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i was in the mud for 20 seconds (literally) and it came on after 20 mins of hwy driving should i be worried? (this is a holy thread revival for a answer!)


the battery is unconnected hoping to reset it
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Old 03-31-2011, 05:54 PM
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i was in the mud for 20 seconds (literally) and it came on after 20 mins of hwy driving should i be worried? (this is a holy thread revival for a answer!)


the battery is unconnected hoping to reset it
It will clear, and it probably has the same issue
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Old 03-31-2011, 05:56 PM
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you could have just turned the truck off and then back on, it would reset itself then.
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Old 03-31-2011, 05:58 PM
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you could have just turned the truck off and then back on, it would reset itself then.
im not stupid i already did that 4 times
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Old 03-31-2011, 05:59 PM
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Old 03-31-2011, 05:59 PM
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It will clear, and it probably has the same issue
okay thank you sir
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Old 04-02-2011, 11:36 AM
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i was in the mud for 20 seconds (literally) and it came on after 20 mins of hwy driving should i be worried? (this is a holy thread revival for a answer!)


the battery is unconnected hoping to reset it
for future reference/readers: the above problem was a blown fuse. replaced fuse and all is good
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Old 04-02-2011, 03:17 PM
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blew again -_-
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