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Old Dec 29th, 2013, 10:25 PM
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Hello, I'm wondering if someone can help me.
I'v recently bought a cooper s on a 06 plate. I got it on a Friday, went on holiday for a week, went to go for my second drive today after returning from holiday (the car was a private buy). As I started the car, the amber abs light was on and a warning light. Before I could drive the car it was full of smoke. I quickly switched it off, see it was coming from under the bonnet. I opened it up to find the abs unit at the back on the passenger side (rite hand drive) was on fire the only thing I could do was put it out quick with a garden hose before the whole lot went up. The black box on the unit has a fag size burn in the corner closest as you look and the two red wires coming out of it have melted a bit.

Anyone no what I can do and what may have caused this?
I will be ever so great full
Joe
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