After changing brakes pads on lesabre 2003, how to eliminate abs and brake light?

10

Asked by Feb 20, 2016 at 12:58 PM about the 2003 Buick LeSabre Custom

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers

10

How turn off abs and brake light from panel.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
50,035

What ever is wrong with the ABS is going to have to get fixed before the light will stay off. Not sure why the brake light would be on was there a brake line leak somewhere? Or is the e-brake pressed down a little bit?

4,325

Although similar, these two faults typically have different causes. The ABS light is telling you the ABS system is not working properly - it may just be a wheel sensor or, possibly, the pump that is the core of the system. The brake lamp is telling you there is a problem with your brake system that is not an ABS issue. Did you loose any fluid or create a leak in a fluid line when replacing the pads? Check the fill level of your reservoir and, after insuring it is showing it is full, monitor the level after several days of operations. Changing pads should not have gotten air in the lines but if you did loose fluid the lines should have been bled at the time.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
475

Sometimes it is just the sensor connection that comes loose I would check those

99% of the time you see you're ABS light, it is likely a faulty wheel speed sensor, which can be fixed by replacing the wheel hub assembly, as they come with new wheel speed sensors (vehicle would need to be scanned/diagnosed to ensure the cause, and to let you know which sensor is bad so you don't have to guess if/when replacing the hub(s)). The red "Brake" light means that you are low on brake fluid or the parking brake is depressed. Adding fluid to a system that is low will immediately turn the red "Brake" light off, although it's strange that it would illuminate after replacing the brake pads, because doing so will push more brake fluid back into the reservoir. Sometimes, having your vehicle serviced and/or repaired by a professional is the best idea!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

LeSabre

Looking for a Used LeSabre in your area?

CarGurus has 2,349 nationwide LeSabre listings starting at $1,795.

ZIP:

Search Buick LeSabre Questions

Buick LeSabre Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,970
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,630
#3 POPEYE99
POPEYE99
Reputation 1,350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick Park Avenue
522 listings starting at $1,400
Used Chevrolet Impala
796 Great Deals out of 34,708 listings starting at $799
Used Buick Regal
148 Great Deals out of 11,019 listings starting at $1,850
Used Buick Century
1,064 listings starting at $3,999
Used Honda Accord
886 Great Deals out of 82,090 listings starting at $999
Used Cadillac DeVille
5 Great Deals out of 1,976 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,076 Great Deals out of 85,119 listings starting at $1,995
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
27 Great Deals out of 3,749 listings starting at $879
Used Nissan Maxima
359 Great Deals out of 25,313 listings starting at $1,400
Used Lincoln Town Car
29 Great Deals out of 2,075 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
24 Great Deals out of 2,174 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Taurus
264 Great Deals out of 20,626 listings starting at $1,500