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My abs light on my trailer comes on for a moment when I

My abs light on...

My abs light on my trailer comes on for a moment when I touch the brakes. I was told by a mechanic that was normal on new abs systems on trailers. Is he correct?

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Volvo with a Volvo D13 engine

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?

No, took it to the mechanic and he said everything was fine. Just double checking because I don’t remember the light coming on before.

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Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago
Wayne
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Hi, I'm Wayne.

I'll be assisting you with this issue today.

Thank you for coming to Just Answer

Your Question is as important to us as it is to you.

I am sorry to hear you are having this issue.

I go offline between 3-4 Pm CST. M-F

Weekend 2-3 pm CST for the day.

Yes, I seem to recall the same thing, as it is showing that it is working.

Try a panic stop, on a closed road and see if there are any issues.

I hope this helps you.

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
My abs light still comes on for a moment when I hit the brakes. Is this normal????
Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

Hi,

Yes, that is normal. It shows that it is working.

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Just to be clear, So every time I touch/ hit the brakes my abs light on the trailer should come on for a few seconds and then go out.
Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

Hi,

Yes, That is correct.

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ThanksI guess I don't have a problem.
Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

Hi,

No, you do not.

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I do have my dashboard trailer abs light that comes on every time I touch the brakes and that never happened before. So I think I still have a problem.
Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

Morning,

Then I suggest getting hooked up to a scanner and find the fault codes.

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks
Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

Welcome..........

Wayne

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