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ABS light on in my 2005 Mazda Tribute. Just had an oil change and tire rotated. Also steam cleaned the engine yesterday. The brake fluid is low. I will try filling that.

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You do not steam clean any engines from
1985 on, or you will have problems with water
intruding electical connectors & more

Brake fluid won't be low
As the pads wear & caliper piston moves out,
fluid level goes down,not an issue

The ABS light you should already know is a Vehicle
System Malfunction & we have had those or similar
lights on the dash of all vehilces for 30 years
So nothing new at all. Check for codes,diagnose &
have the ABS Braking System repaired

Posted on Jun 07, 2011

Testimonial: "I added brake fluid and the light went back out. It had also just turned over to 100k so it could also just be an automatic thing. No more trouble!"

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  • jagfug Jun 07, 2011

    A car dealer across the street told me he washes the engines all the time, just to cover the electrical areas with a piece of plastic wrap and some tape. It was a hot day, and it dried in minutes. Looks brand new! I have never had any trouble in 100,000 miles! Keeping my fingers crossed! Maybe I got one of the rare ones that actually lasts! Thanks for the feedback anyway!

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2011

    Missed my point. Your not in the 1960's or 1970's
    You can not protect electrical wiring harnesses
    There are ways to spot clean an engine but never
    pressure wash,that is something any professional
    would know.

  • jagfug Jun 08, 2011

    Got the point. A little too late. Thanks anyway. Let's hope I didn't screw anything up. Seems ok now. Wont do it again.

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