abs and brake light on dashboard

20

Asked by Jan 08, 2009 at 06:54 PM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I wonder if anyone can help.
I have just changed the wheel hub assemblys on my Dodge Ram 1500 03  5.7 4x2 .I had not tooubles at all fitting them but since then the ABS and BRAKE lights are on permanently.Do i need to reset something?

5 Answers

25

The ABS light will clear itself if the system is ok. It runs a system continuity check everytime the vehicle is started. Probably damaged a sensor in the process. Also be sure the hubs you put back on have tone wheels on the back of them like your others did.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
1,045

its more than likely that you damaged (probabally destroyed the ABS sensor...) Unfortunatelly your gonna have to get that fixed at a shop more than likely... I know my system is different but my sensor is basically comparable to a small glass rod that breaks all too easily if im not careful... Did you disconnect the sensor when you did the hub assemblys if not then im almost positive you killed the sensor...

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
20

thanks jonathon it turned out to be a loose connection

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
20

thanks alex it turned out to be a loose connection

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

also note that on newer vehicles an after market hub assembly and dealer or origional wheel speed sensor do not read the same, and vise versa, so lights will stay on, match the hub to the sensor either both from dealer or both from aftermarket

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 11,482 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $2,000.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,870
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,520
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,395 Great Deals out of 208,534 listings starting at $895
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,035 Great Deals out of 158,130 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Ram 2500
148 Great Deals out of 5,283 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
888 Great Deals out of 64,324 listings starting at $2,275
Used Toyota Tundra
544 Great Deals out of 31,897 listings starting at $2,800
Used Toyota Tacoma
536 Great Deals out of 37,291 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
389 Great Deals out of 47,134 listings starting at $400
Used Dodge Dakota
102 Great Deals out of 3,918 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
300 Great Deals out of 45,096 listings starting at $2,000
Used Nissan Titan
236 Great Deals out of 18,130 listings starting at $3,799
Used Dodge Ram 3500
82 Great Deals out of 2,168 listings starting at $5,950
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
809 Great Deals out of 69,841 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 1,353 listings starting at $6,990
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 1,029 listings starting at $6,495
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
71 Great Deals out of 1,582 listings starting at $3,999
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 1,466 listings starting at $2,526
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 1,380 listings starting at $3,900