2001 e46 320d touring-dash lights and speedo(FIXED)

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    hi all, driving home tonight my speedo stopped working along with the mpg gauge, the handbrake, abs light and the traction control lights all came on, the speedo and mpg gauge has started to work then stops again, the abs and red handbrake lights plus t/c are on all the time, there seems to be no difference in power and everything else is working. i know my front pads are very low so the wear sensor has lit up could this be causing a short? i have now disconnected the pad sensor and disconnected reconnected the battery but still as of now no speedo, mph gauge, and the t/c h/brake and abs lights are on. help please,
     
     

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    Sounds like the Nearside rear ABS/Wheel speed sensor has failed, you will need to get a diagnostic scan performed on the ABS system to read the fault codes and check if this is the case,
     
     

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    thank you i will this morning, can you tell me why it dose not just throw up the abs light? its abit ott for a abs sensor???
     
     

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    One sensor out would stop ABS and traction as it's lost wheel speed info, and it just happens to be the same sensor it uses to figure out the road speed.
     
     

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    Thank you ronnie spot on, had abs checked by mate at his garage and fitted new sensor yesterday all sorted thanks the end for the info.
     
     

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    Good to hear OMJ and thank you for the update, glad your back up and running safely,

    I will add a FIXED to your thread title.
     
     

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