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Icon8 Need help with abs light

Had some dumb idiot pull out in front of me this morning, had to lock the brakes up on the truck to avoid them, after driving around them and flipping the bird I noticed my abs light was on. First stop sign I got to, I tried to stop and the abs kicked the brakes off.

Now light is on all the time, but brakes work again. Anything I can check myself before sending it in? I did both my front wheel bearings last year and they came with new sensors.

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See if you can clear the code and if it comes back on
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I was thinking of trying that. Getting my buddies tomorrow to try.
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Try pulling the neg terminal off the battery for a few seconds see if that will do it
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Tried that worked for a bit then came back on.
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I'm just consered because the way it kicked on for no reason under regular braking. Not a fun feeling. Lol
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ok, try the code reader to reset it. I bet anything the sensor may need to be replaced. The reader will tell you which one
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I'm just consered because the way it kicked on for no reason under regular braking. Not a fun feeling. Lol
Better than crashing!
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Dealer only to get ABS code scanned.

The rear end speed sensor tends to get bad, its about 20 bucks at the parts store. Reset the computer if you install a new one.
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Pull the light bulb. Well, thats what I did anyways.
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