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its a fancy screen'd EOBD reader. AFAIk it will only work for engines, not ABS or Airbags
 

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Long going prob with the ABS light, on the Spider. It won't come on with the ignition. Changed the clocks, so its not a blown LED.
Previous owner must have done something, but they won't admit to it.
ABS is working as it should, just no light.... Had it on a "Snap" diag and the diag at TI Autos. No faults found. Will be a NCT failure come May...

Your welcome to have a go... Where you based? I'll gladly come to you, if there's a remote chance it can get sorted..:thumbs:
 
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George you have been to my house, outside new ross. I reckon there is a fault within your controller or the wiring to the controller. the led is powered from within the speedo but needs to be earthed internally within the ABS controller. So my guess is that the controller of ABS module needs replacing.
 

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George you have been to my house, outside new ross. I reckon there is a fault within your controller or the wiring to the controller. the led is powered from within the speedo but needs to be earthed internally within the ABS controller. So my guess is that the controller of ABS module needs replacing.
Ah Pat..Of course I've been to your house.

So, is this "controller of ABS module" a big job?

I had the car in with Gerry at TI, and he couldn't figure it out.

Would be great to finally get it sorted though.:)
 
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i need to look at my spares to see if it can be easily removed form the pump itself, i'll check tomorrow.

I'm assuming the light is not coming on unless you earth the correct pin? has any actaully done this?
 
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The bulb is just not recieving its power supply as no safety ecu is allowed to turn on the bulbs on key on for safety reasons. The bulb draws an earth from the ecu while self diag is performed and then the earth will become a feed to turn the bulb off so I would strongly doubt that it is anythiing more then a "hidden" fuse or missing feed as Gerry is using the examiner like me and that will fault a communication issue up to the bulb.....
 
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time will tell.
True but I would find it unusual if Gerry was unable to diagnos an eprom or eeprom error or even an open signal to the warning cluster.... but lets hope its only a fuse or broken wire...
 

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I'm praying it is only a fuse or a broken wire...:(

Gerry spent a good hour on it, but couldn't solve it. His plan was to keep the car for a few days in order to investigate further. I couldn't leave it with him at the time, so the plan was to drop it back sometime in the new year.

I don't know if Gerry tried earthing any pins to test the LED, but he did put a set of clocks in it from a GTV that he had up there, and it was the same problem.
 
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They are not earthed in the conventional sense but are reverse feed and on collapsing that circuit an earth is gained through the feed circuit
 

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They are not earthed in the conventional sense but are reverse feed and on collapsing that circuit an earth is gained through the feed circuit
Sounds like double-dutch to me. I'll bow to your superior knowledge though...:):thumbs:

Question is though... "Can ya fix it...??!" :D
 
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George you are most welcome to let Mario look at your car if you wish. He is probablly closer to you than I am. I won't be offended. If you need parts I'll have them here.
 

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Couldn't the three of us meet up and bang heads... Its bound to reap results..:mygrin1:

I've got till May to resolve the problem, so its not an emergency. Maybe have a look at the next meet..???
 
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George you are most welcome to let Mario look at your car if you wish. He is probablly closer to you than I am. I won't be offended. If you need parts I'll have them here.
Please dont ever think I am looking for work off this site as it is a forum for enthusiasts and what info I have given in this thread is for assistance to George only and not for profit. Most people have my number and if I have the time I will try and talk them through any issues they have and many members here have done so rather then start threads on their issues purely as they sometimes feel talking can gain more info then typing. Now dont get me wrong this is not a rant but it is an opinion expressed to me by a number of members....
 
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i too am not looking for work but am willing to help out another member. I was bowing out & moving over out of the way as you have superior knowledge of the brand, i take no offense at your last reply. as i hope you don't take any offense at my post/s. I doubt I'll be attending the KK meeting so feel free to look at it on the day :)
 
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