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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Jeep
Satisfied Customers: 22651
Experience:  Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep Master Certified, ASE Master and Advanced Certified, Trans and Hybrid Specialist
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My 2005 service electric brand light came on and the skid

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My 2005 service electric brand light came on and the skid light came on along with the dash lights flashing
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: No we just bought it yesterday
JA: What is the model of your '05 Jeep?
Customer: With a hemi
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes if we can we haven't done anything yet just wanted to know where to start and what it might be
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No other than that she runs great
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the ABS and related lights came on it's because the ABS module saw a problem somewhere in the system and set a fault code.

There are many things that can turn these lights on, literally any failure in the system will. The problem could be a wheel speed sensor, wiring, the brake switch, hydraulic control unit and pump motor, the module itself, the steering angle or yaw sensor. A bad wheel speed sensor is the most common cause an ABS light.

the first step in diagnosing the problem will be to use a scan tool or code reader to see what fault codes are setting in the ABS module and testing can be done from there.