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ABS and traction control light

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by joshwalters123, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. joshwalters123

    joshwalters123 New Member

    Nov 29, 2009
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    Hi all got an audi s3 (2001) and when driving now and then the abs and traction control lights comes on and stays on. I know it could be a few things but when driving under mediam breaking abs kicks in for no reason at all and takes longer than usual to start breaking again quite scarry when coming upto stoped traffic. Any help would be greatful
    #1 joshwalters123, Dec 1, 2009
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2009
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  3. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    Dec 2, 2008
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    You need to get the car scanned to determine the exact fault but if your abs is kicking in I would think you have a dodgy wheel speed sensor. It could be 1 of 4 wheel sensors so you need to find out which one is at fault.
  4. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

    Apr 22, 2009
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    Yea the same happend to mine. It was one of the ABS sensors, I just bit the bullet and bought all 4 and wired them up properly....The way the looms done from factory is rather dumb. You can damage them rather easily.

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