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1996 740iL: abs indicator light has come..speedometer..abs sensor?

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I have a 1996 740iL and the ABS indicator light has come on as well as the speedometer stopped functioning...what would cause this? ABS sensor?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  RIP replied 9 years ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer.

It is commonly a faulty ABS wheel speed sensor on the right rear wheel, however; in some cases it is a faulty ABS module assembly which cannot interpret the sensor signal. The first step is to have the ABS system scanned through a factory level scanner to reveal the diagnostic codes. With these codes, we can further tell what area is of failure.

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