Abs warning light

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  1. Alonsos

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    Fiat Ducato x250 Mondial 2010
    I've got the ABS light coming on (not full brightness) it's very dim ( can't see it in daylight) only when it's dark,
    When parked & turn on ignition then turn off again the window buttons light along with dim ABS these both go off after 3 mins
    When driving dim ABS light on (again not as fault but dim)
    Anyone else got this prob or is it off to garage diagnostics computer ??
     
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    To the garage for diagnostic test.:(
     
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    Could be a simple earth fault from the relay which controls both.
     
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    Nothing new about dim lights on Fiat dashboards they appear to build them that way
     
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    Thanks all , yes I've heard they build em like that ha!!
     
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    Should the diagnosis be a new ABS unit, it should be possible to get it repaired, which will still be expensive but a lot less than a new ABS unit. Hopefully the problem will be something more minor but ABS units do fail.
     
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    Used to work just down the road from you , small world
    Take care
     
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    What switches off/on after about 3 mins ? .. Temp related ?
     
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    Go to van , turn on ignition , turn off ign, all illuminated items and abs go off after 3 mins ( not started van cold van & engine)
     
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