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Offline craig4004

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ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« on: 14 May 2012, 15:49 »
This all started over the winter when my ABS and TC lights were just randomly coming on/turning off. More recently (3 months now) they have both stayed on all the time, and neither ABS or TC works. Iv been told an ABS sensor could be the problem is this true?
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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #1 on: 14 May 2012, 16:02 »
Yes but get it scanned for faults first  :smiley:

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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #2 on: 14 May 2012, 17:13 »
My traction control light flashes on and off all the time :lipsrsealed:

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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #3 on: 14 May 2012, 21:32 »
My traction control light flashes on and off all the time :lipsrsealed:

That's because you can't drive properly  :rolleyes: :kiss:

@ the OP - 95% it will be an ABNS sensor; either the sensor fails or the wiring chafes through causing a break in the circuit

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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #4 on: 14 May 2012, 22:01 »
you sure its them lights?  Not the ESP Light and Engine Management Light. 

Herd of them a few times but not Traction Control and ABS light..... thinkin about it do mk4's have a TC and ABS light?
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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #5 on: 14 May 2012, 22:02 »
you sure its them lights?  Not the ESP Light and Engine Management Light. 

Herd of them a few times but not Traction Control and ABS light..... thinkin about it do mk4's have a TC and ABS light?

Ignor that, think im going mad... best i go to sleep i think! :laugh:
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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #6 on: 14 May 2012, 22:02 »
you sure its them lights?  Not the ESP Light and Engine Management Light. 

Herd of them a few times but not Traction Control and ABS light..... thinkin about it do mk4's have a TC and ABS light?

Depending on the year then yes they do  :nerd:

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=127635.0

and ESP = TC  :wink:

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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #7 on: 14 May 2012, 22:05 »
My traction control light flashes on and off all the time :lipsrsealed:

That's because you can't drive properly  :rolleyes: :kiss:

@ the OP - 95% it will be an ABNS sensor; either the sensor fails or the wiring chafes through causing a break in the circuit

My driving is fine, it's the big lardy ass car that's the problem :grin:

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Re: ABS and Traction Controll lights on
« Reply #8 on: 14 May 2012, 22:06 »
you sure its them lights?  Not the ESP Light and Engine Management Light. 

Herd of them a few times but not Traction Control and ABS light..... thinkin about it do mk4's have a TC and ABS light?

Depending on the year then yes they do  :nerd:

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=127635.0

and ESP = TC  :wink:

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