ABS, SRS and possible exhaust smoke in warm weaher

Asked by May 27, 2012 at 10:09 PM about the 1997 Volvo 850 GLT Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ABS I was told does not work?? Does not give a light indicating this in the dash.. Man said the computer
was out?  Is that a reason for it to not work? How much to fix it?  Does have a constant SRS indicator
light on in dash?? What type of issues could that be and $$to fox it?  Thought I saw smoke  two
different times at idle to engaging forward motion on an automatic. How do I tell if its legite and or
serious?  Would a compression check indicate a probelm?

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I'd suggest a trip to your local Volvo expert, both to give your car a once over and to understand more about it. On my car, ABS just works and doesn't make itself known when it's working, other than a stutter in the brake pedal when I have to step really fast. That's the ABS kicking in. When the active traction control kicks in, a tiny light on the dashboard appears (Looks like a tipping car. I see this when I take a corner a little faster than the car likes. I have a 2001 V70 which is capable of being driven hard.

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the abs would show light indication because if its ecu is not working the main ecu will light the dash broad indicator upfor smoke problem go here http://deadlimit.blogspot.com/2012/05/smoke-problems-and-solution.html

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