THE ABS LIGHT IS ON AND THE BRAKE LIGHT IS ON

2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Tiny

j.stieg

March, 30, 2013 AT 3:04 PM

The ABS light is on and the brake light is on. The brake light flashes and chimes come on when the vehicle moves. 06 silverado, Need to find out what is causing that. Thanks

6 Answers

Tiny

hmac300

March, 30, 2013 AT 3:07 PM

Have a pro scan for abs codes it cold be a relay but something is wrong with the system the only way you will find out is by scanning it

Tiny

freemba

March, 30, 2013 AT 3:08 PM

Check the park brake switch on the park brake pedal. Sometimes it becomes misaligned and will thurn on the light. The computer thinks that you are driving with the park brake on and turns on the chime.

Check the brake fluid level as well.
Next have the front wheel bearings checked [check your local alignment shops, some will do FREE suspension inspections] Don't buy ANYTHING until you post the results here for further assistance.

Tiny

j.stieg

March, 30, 2013 AT 3:24 PM

Ok the chimes was from the parking brake not being back all the way, but the ABS and brake light are still on all the time. What are AC values suppose to be for the wheel sensors when spinning tires. Thanks!

Tiny

j.stieg

March, 30, 2013 AT 4:48 PM

Front right.4 acv at 50mph. Front left 1.8 acv 50mph.

Tiny

hmac300

March, 30, 2013 AT 6:30 PM

If you ae sure that is the problem that's ok, but you still have to scan it as your brake light is on it will be something more than a sensor or wire.

Tiny

freemba

March, 30, 2013 AT 11:35 PM

Check the brake fluid level (i'm sure you've already did that, but I have to suggest it)

Have a shop scan the ABS codes (the parts stores usually can't scan for these codes). Post the codes here and we'll be glad to assist you further.

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