ABS LIGHT Stayed On

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Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Well I did some backings today, I'll admit it, I suck at it. But getting better. Anyway when I was doing the last one tonight the ABS SENSOR came on and wouldn't go out. I tried to find out where it was at on the 2018 cascadia But all I could get was for a 2017. I don't know if they are the same or not. But we sent in a 55 to dispatch but still haven't heard back. Then we let it sit for about a half hour, and it went away. So maybe we can still go pickup at 0200. It's been a long day doing nothing.

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Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Turtle's Comment
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My abs light sometimes comes on at random times. Most of the time I just wiggle the pigtail and it goes away.

Bird 's Comment
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Yeah since the cold weather my abs light has been coming on constantly. Nothing has come from it. Haven't tried wiggling the pigtail yet.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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As stated above, try pushing in light cord. If you did a lot of steering while practicing backing it could have come loose. Also you could try unplugging the cord and turning key off for a few minutes to reset ABS system.

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When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Amish country's Comment
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Not sure if it's the same on Van's but our tank ABS is run through the service line (blue glad). If it's not sitting right and leaking a little it will cause the light to come on.

PackRat's Comment
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Biggest reason it comes on more during cold weather is ice. Condensation builds up around the sensor and wheel bearings on the trailer, freezing while stopped. Once moving, heat and friction thaw the ice and the problem may go away.

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Well TT drivers, I'm in Phoenix so no ice. I'm still trying to get used to this autoshift. I do better with a clutch backing than this thing. But it's getting better.

Susan D. 's Comment
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I feel ya Raptor. My AutoShift either won't move or takes off like a rocket when trying to back up. There's just no happy medium.

PackRat's Comment
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For sure! That is one thing I really did not like about the one autoshift I drove at Millis- backing to a dock and backing under a new trailer. Jerky and either very slow, or too fast and SLAM!

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