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Thread: ABS light is on

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    I have a 1999 chevy C1500 and the ABS light is on, How do I fix/diagnose it? I've also heard of an ABS sensor and that you can clean it and sometimes it will clear the problem, where would the ABS sensor be?
    Brandon - Georgia
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    The front abs sensors are located in the front wheel hubs. A they have a small allen screw that holds them in. Just follow the wire near your brake line you will find it. A lot of times the hub goes bad and destroys the sensor. See if you know someone who can scan it for you. I don't think that autozone can pull abs codes

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    Thank you, will do.

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