Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Maurepas, Louisiana
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on my 2001 the ABS light came on, I had some brake fluid leaking around the resovoir, figured it was low on fluid. That day at lunch time, I fired up the truck to go fetch some viddles and smelled wired burning. As I stopped in the parking lot to make a turn, I saw light smoke emitting from under the hood.
With my cat like reflexes and a breath much like of Superman, I opened the hood, jumped up on the drivers side front tire and blew out a fire with flames about a foot high.
The resovoir mounted brake sensor had badly frayed wires that shorted out and caught friggin' fire.....
BTW- my speedo had stopped working as well. I cut the wires to the sensor and taped them up until I could get a new one wired in, speedo has been working ever since......but the my friggin' up pipe started leaking, no boost, high egts. my truck iz possessed... needs an exorcisiom
Last edited by XR-2001; 10-17-2013 at 05:08 AM.