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Old 12-12-2017, 08:36 PM
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Hey guys first time posting here!

This has got to be one of the best forums I have ever seen. There is so much info on here is awesome!

alright now to my question...

so I just purchased a 93 Dakota with the 3.9 and 5 speed. I literally paid $200 for this truck and itís fantastic!

My problem is the abs and brake lights are on and I canít seem to find out why. I have read through this forum and I changed the abs speed sensor already and bought a abs relay for under the hood but Iím starting to think I donít even need it because I have the 2 wheel abs I believe..

so does anyone else have an idea on what it might be? Maybe the abs module? Or the connector and wires?

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How's the fluid level?
 
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Old 12-13-2017, 01:28 PM
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How's the fluid level?
fluid looks good
 
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Old 12-13-2017, 01:31 PM
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Yeah, the rear ABS on the fullsize trucks was pretty much pointless..... May have to have codes read to see what the system is whining about.
 
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Yeah, the rear ABS on the fullsize trucks was pretty much pointless..... May have to have codes read to see what the system is whining about.
is it possible for a abs scanner to read this? Itís a 93. Iím thinking about doing the brakes maybe see if thatís what it is.
 
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Old 12-13-2017, 01:37 PM
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ABS doesn't care about anything mechanical in the brake system, so long as the brakes are working good, that ain't gonna fix it. (however, if it needs brakes anyway, don't let me discourage you from doing it. )

Yours is OBDI..... so, I don't know if the parts stores will have anything that can read it, let alone abs codes.... There *might* be a way to convince it to flash codes at you, by just grounding or shorting a couple terminals in the OBD port, but, not sure which ones. (the information should be out there somewhere.......)
 
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ABS doesn't care about anything mechanical in the brake system, so long as the brakes are working good, that ain't gonna fix it. (however, if it needs brakes anyway, don't let me discourage you from doing it. )

Yours is OBDI..... so, I don't know if the parts stores will have anything that can read it, let alone abs codes.... There *might* be a way to convince it to flash codes at you, by just grounding or shorting a couple terminals in the OBD port, but, not sure which ones. (the information should be out there somewhere.......)
yeah I seen that in the forums about grounding it out and itíll flash codes. Guess Iíll have to try that this weekend. Other than the abs issue, for $200 I canít conplain about this truck. Getting decent gas mileage, think Iím gonna change the o2 sensor see if that helps. Thanks everyone for the replies.
 
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May wanna put some air in the tire too.
 
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Originally Posted by HeyYou View Post
May wanna put some air in the tire too.

hahaha yeah tires are all aired up now lol.

does anyone know where the actual abs module is?
Iíve read itís under the glove box, also seen itís next to coolant overflow, can anyone possibly clarify where it actually is on a 93 3.9?

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Old 12-15-2017, 12:13 PM
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Well I thought it fixed itself this morning lights went out for a couple miles but then came back on if only I could be so lucky!!
 
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