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Oh ABS flashing light ...what to do next...SOLVED

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This has been solved    See below     It was the pressure switch as replacement eventually sorted it out  


Hello 1996 S4S 


ABS driving me nuts....

i have an ABS flashing light - on espritmon it’s the pressure code.....

i have changed the switch ( lotus marques) I have changed the accumulator.....still does it.....

the pump comes on pretty much every time I press the brakes....occasionally on second push.  

Interestingly if I press the brakes slowly the ABS light  never comes on but as soon as I do a quicker press on them it comes when the pump goes on.....

what to do next?!?






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4 hours ago, Barrykearley said:

Give it time - it’ll be flashing again soon

Oh jeez....don’t say that your experience?

i have changed the pressure  switch and accumulator, cleaned all the sensors etc it all seems good now........I don’t think I could handle it again!

i am sure it was the switch as that was the final repair before it worked with no flashing ABS light.

I could do the easy fix like the previous owner did and place a square of black insulation tape over the light before selling the car to me 🤬

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