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I replaced main brake line on driver side on 2000 1500 Dodge Ram pick up blead all brakes at each caliper no air present. Driven around six hour but abs and brake light still on.

Brakes are working fine not to left or right abs and brake light just on

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  • Steve Corbin
    Steve Corbin May 10, 2015

    No the brake line had rusted into behind to gas tank. Didn't have a light issue.

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If there is an ABS issue it will turn on the red brake light as well. Were these lights on before the repair? You can try disconnecting the battery to see if the ABS resets. If the lights come back on you will have to have a scan test performed on the ABS system to isolate the problem

Posted on May 10, 2015

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SOURCE: pull to the left, Brakes

Sounds like it was pulling before the brake job...if so the only thing you didn't replace was the rotors, I assume you turned them? and did you see hard spots on the rotor? discolored area that didn't cut the same......switch the rotors left to right and see if the problem moves or just replace them if they've been cut twice.

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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SOURCE: speedometer intermittent and ABS/Brake light stays on

Vehicle speed sensor located on top of the rear diff at the brake line clamp a single bolt with a wiring harness. replacement from NAPA comes with a new extension harness. use grease on the terminals before assembly.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: dodge 2500 ram diesel no tail lights and my abs

replaced the IPM (the fuse box) it was shorted

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SOURCE: 2001.5 Dodge Ram Diesel 2500 4x4 Brake Pedal drops to floor

It sounds like you have a bad mastercylinder cause when you panic brake it doesn't have time to bleed through the valve in the cylinder but under normal braking your foot is on pedal longer in turn giving the fluid time to bypass the valve in the mastercylinder in turn the pedal going to the floor.

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SOURCE: ABS and brake light on

The only way to solve this is to connect the vehicle to a diagnostic device/tool. Then you can read/erase errors causing this problem. If you get an error code then you need to look around for the meaning of the code and then you will understand the cause of this fault( if any).Good luck.

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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