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The lights are constantly on, tyre pressures are fine, not tested whether the ABS is actually working.
I have had a search and this seems to be either a wiring issue or a faulty ABS Sensor.

This is out of warranty and the local Mini dealer is currently doing it's best to alienate people, so is there any visual checks I can do to confirm the wiring loom is ok? Failing that any idea of cost for the diagnosis and repair at a specialist and reluctantly, at a main dealer too?

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Hi chipfork, your duplicate post in the wheels and tyres forum has been removed.... duplicate postings are not allowed ;)

The fault in this case will be with one of the ABS sensors. There is one on each corner of the car. The diagnostic computer will tell your dealer which corner is at fault, and they should be able to repair this quickly and easily.

Visually though, I don't think there is much you can check!
 

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Hi chipfork, your duplicate post in the wheels and tyres forum has been removed.... duplicate postings are not allowed ;)

The fault in this case will be with one of the ABS sensors. There is one on each corner of the car. The diagnostic computer will tell your dealer which corner is at fault, and they should be able to repair this quickly and easily.

Visually though, I don't think there is much you can check!
Apologies, too much haste...

It's a friends car and she has actually debated whether it needs looking at if it's only a light. My opinion is that the sensor/wiring issue will stop the ABS kicking in so personally I'd get it looked at asap.

Just curious about the cost really, whether there's any massive benefit in going to a specialist as opposed to a main dealer.

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Providing the specialist has the diagnostic tool which will tell them which corner is affected, there's no need to go main dealer. However if they potentially have to change all four due to not knowing which one is at fault, it may end up more expensive than the main dealer.

A faulty ABS sensor will mean that the ABS and tyre pressure monitoring systems are not working correctly and the ASC/DSC (if fited) as they all run off the same sensor. It's a safety issue, and could potentially cause insurance issues if it ends up causing an accident :(

I'd get it sorted ASAP.
 
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