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2012 Volkswagen Passat S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual PZEV

2012 Volkswagen Passat
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sdn, Mid-Size
21 (Est) mpg city / 32 (Est) mpg hwy
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October 12, 2012, 1:21 pm

Lokman A
 

Question: Abs lights

hello i have 2003 vw passat glx 4motion few days ago abs light and esp lights came on after than i went to mechanic after they check to car then it says front left speed sensor then i changed to sensor but it still on but sometimes it turn of when i turn of the car and started again 10 minutes no lights after than it came again of but most time its on. What its could be what is the possibility?


October 20, 2012, 8:00 am

Ron W
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HAve the codes checked again. If it is still reading the left speed sensor, you may have a weak wire or the tone ring on the wheel hub may be cracked or have a chipped tooth.


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