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Re: ABS Off light

Jon.Baesman@huntington.com wrote:

> HELP!!!
> just got my '90 Coupe Quattro back from having a minor blemish removed
> from
> the rear bumper...(thankfully, he was insured)...however, the ABS Off
> light
> is now on constantly...the body shop said it was because they had to
> disconnect the battery for an extended period of time and I just have
> to
> take it to a dealer to have it reset...

Thats BS! If the light is still on when you push the button you one of
two things to look at.1. The ABS power relays fuse is blown.
2. The  ABS power relay it self is blown and needs to be replaced, about

> here's the painful part...$56 to reset a light because it will take
> them 45
> minutes to do it and they need the car for an entire day...

Or put in a new relay or find the fuse, witch is on the top of the

> is there a way to reset the light without the dealer's computer?  can
> you
> buy the computer for less?!?!  isn't it more realistic that the
> process
> might take 15 minutes tops?  i realize dealers are dealers...but it's
> painful to get gouged...

Find a new dealer. You've been ripped of.

> Jon Baesman
> '90 Coupe Quattro -- no ABS but she's beautiful again!!!
> '92 BMW 325i
> '80 VW Scirocco S -- gone and dearly missed...

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