Brake, ABS light, traction control light 2011 Honda Accord

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2011
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Today on the dash the brake light, ABS light, and little what I call the anti skid light came on, traction control? Fluid seems to be ok.
Any ideas?

Update: Cycled the car off, plugged in my cheap OBD reader, nothing. Started the car back up and the lights are off.

Thanks in advance.
 
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Those codes will be in the ABS module so a simple pcm reader won't tell you anything about this problem.
You could have a cracked tone ring or bad wheel speed sensor or many other possibilities. You will likely experience it again.
 

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Those codes will be in the ABS module so a simple pcm reader won't tell you anything about this problem.
You could have a cracked tone ring or bad wheel speed sensor or many other possibilities. You will likely experience it again.

Thanks! I am certainly of the thought that problems don't usually just disappear on their own.
 

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Those codes will be in the ABS module so a simple pcm reader won't tell you anything about this problem.
You could have a cracked tone ring or bad wheel speed sensor or many other possibilities. You will likely experience it again.

Would the computer have stored the code(s) even now that the lights have gone off?
 

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Update: One of the local auto parts stores scanned with their tool and found a stored code of 32-11, ABS Solenoid Valve Malfunction. Does this sound like the failure? All lights are still off.
 

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It's probable the solenoid is going bad.

Cant find much info regarding the solenoid. Dealer parts guy said he is not familiar with a solenoid.....but said it is usually the modulator....which is $1400....does that sound like the same part?
 

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32-11??? That doesn't sound like a valid code. Maybe it is P3211? I will look for info on that, but you could be talking about B3211, or C3211, or.... I won't look very much until we confirm what this code really is.
 

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32-11??? That doesn't sound like a valid code. Maybe it is P3211? I will look for info on that, but you could be talking about B3211, or C3211, or.... I won't look very much until we confirm what this code really is.

Thank you sir! The printout he gave me shows 32-11 ABS Solenoid Valve Malfunction
 

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I am kind of waiting for somebody else to comment on or confirm that "32-11" code. My only suggestion at this point is to have it scanned at a different place; see if they also come up with that.
 

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I am kind of waiting for somebody else to comment on or confirm that "32-11" code. My only suggestion at this point is to have it scanned at a different place; see if they also come up with that.

Yep, planning to have it scanned by another parts store. Today the lights reappeared while I was sitting in a line at a drive through. They went off again after shutting off and restarting the car.
 

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I am kind of waiting for somebody else to comment on or confirm that "32-11" code. My only suggestion at this point is to have it scanned at a different place; see if they also come up with that.

Tried one store and his tool wouldn't pick up any brake related codes. Tried another store and his Actron tool picked up the same code, 32-11. His suggestion was to try cleaning the speed sensor connectors at each wheel.
 

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Update:

A reputable shop diagnosed and confirmed the module is bad. Bad news is that with the programming requirements, etc. they will be unable to perform the job. Suggested a trip to the dealership.
 
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